News tagged with amplification

Faster, cheaper DNA sequencing method developed

( -- Boston University biomedical engineers have devised a method for making future genome sequencing faster and cheaper by dramatically reducing the amount of DNA required, thus eliminating the expensive, time-consuming ...

dateDec 20, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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Enzyme necessary for DNA synthesis can also erase DNA

In this week's edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, PNAS, Uppsala University scientists describe a new mechanism behind an important process that causes a rapid reduction of DNA in the chromosomes of ...

dateJun 08, 2009 in Genetics
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'Squeezing' light into quantum dots

( -- “Quantum wells have been instrumental in telecommunications, enabling light amplification,” Patanjali Kambhampati tells, “but theory has suggested that a very small - colloidal - quantum ...

dateApr 01, 2009 in Quantum Physics feature
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Tiny lasers get a notch up

Tiny disk-shaped lasers as small as a speck of dust could one day beam information through optical computers. Unfortunately, a perfect disk will spray light out, not as a beam, but in all directions. New theoretical results, ...

dateJan 22, 2009 in General Physics
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