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Better material insights with gentle e-beams

There are several ways to change a molecule, chemically or physically. One way is to heat it; another is to bombard it with light particles, or photons. A lesser known method relies on electron collision, or e-beam technology, ...

dateJun 15, 2016 in Condensed Matter
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DNA in 'unbiased' model curls both ways

In 1988, scientists in Switzerland looked through a microscope and saw something they didn't expect: two sections of an X-shaped chromosome spiraling in opposite directions. Now scientists at Rice University have confirmed ...

dateJun 14, 2016 in General Physics
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