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When is a stem cell really a stem cell?

( -- Induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells -- adult cells reprogrammed to look and function like versatile embryonic stem cells -- are of growing interest in medicine. They may provide a way to create different ...

dateNov 24, 2009 in Biotechnology
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Capturing light in an efficient dye trap

Chemical compounds that can efficiently capture and convert light energy are in high demand as key components of inexpensive solar cells and advanced optical sensors. Carbon-based organic dyes are particularly strong candidates ...

dateMay 10, 2013 in Materials Science
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