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Unknown midge mystery solved

Revisiting original types and DNA analysis exposed hidden diversity in minute non-biting midges. Two species new to science were discovered and one misapprehended species was removed by following the traces back to the source ...

dateJun 18, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Gold 'nano-drills'

Spherical gold particles are able to 'drill' a nano-diameter tunnel in ceramic material when heated. This is an easy and attractive way to equip chips with nanopores for DNA analysis, for example. Nanotechnologists of the ...

dateJan 22, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Relaxing DNA strands by using nano-channels

A simple and effective way of unravelling the often tangled mass of DNA is to 'thread' the strand into a nano-channel. A study carried out with the participation of the International School for Advanced Studies in Trieste ...

dateAug 20, 2014 in Bio & Medicine
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