News tagged with centrifugation

Galileo revisited: How ribbons roll

Galileo Galilei’s experiments on the motions of falling and rolling objects, described in his 1638 book, “Two New Sciences,” are considered by many to be the beginning of modern science. Now researchers at MIT have ...

dateSep 08, 2010 in General Physics
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Single-molecule manipulation for the masses

Scientists have developed a new massively-parallel approach for manipulating single DNA and protein molecules and studying their interactions under force. The finding appears in the June 2 issue of Biophysical Journal.

dateJun 02, 2010 in Nanophysics
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Revolution with a salad spinner (w/ Video)

A simple salad spinner will save lives this summer, if everything goes as planned by two Rice University undergraduates. The spinner has been turned, so to speak, into a rudimentary centrifuge that medical clinics in developing ...

dateMay 03, 2010 in Engineering
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