Flexible dielectric polymer can stand the heat

Easily manufactured, low cost, lightweight, flexible dielectric polymers that can operate at high temperatures may be the solution to energy storage and power conversion in electric vehicles and other high temperature applications, ...

dateAug 28, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Rules of communication in the nucleus

Nuclear pores in the nuclear membrane do not only control the transport of molecules into and out of the nucleus but also play an important role in gene expression. Researchers at the Max F. Perutz Laboratories (MFPL) of ...

dateAug 28, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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Ant communication—secrets of the antennae

A research group has identified chemosensory proteins (CSPs) that play important roles in communications between worker ants. CSPs may represent a starting point for elucidation of the molecular mechanisms involved in the ...

dateAug 28, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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