News tagged with corkscrew

Turning viruses into molecular Legos

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have turned a benign virus into an engineering tool for assembling structures that mimic collagen, one of the most important structural proteins in nature. ...

Oct 19, 2011
5 / 5 (1) 4 | with audio podcast

Scientists create world's first 'super-twisted' light

(PhysOrg.com) -- The research team at the University of Glasgow twisted the light like a corkscrew by using a polarising filter, before shining it onto a specially shaped piece of gold to create the world's first 'super twisting'.

Nov 05, 2010
4.6 / 5 (18) 3 | with audio podcast