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Seeing cancer cells in 3-D (w/ Video)

Cancer cells don't live on glass slides, yet the vast majority of images related to cancer biology come from the cells being photographed on flat, two-dimensional surfaces—images that are sometimes used to make conclusions ...

dateFeb 22, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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Tiny vampires

Vampires are real, and they've been around for millions of years. At least, the amoebae variety has. So suggests new research from UC Santa Barbara paleobiologist Susannah Porter.

dateMay 26, 2016 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Researchers watch catalysts at work

Physicists at the University of Basel have succeeded in watching a silver catalyst at work for the first time with the aid of an atomic force microscope. The observations made during an Ullmann reaction have allowed the researchers ...

dateAug 17, 2016 in Materials Science
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Tracing barnacle's footprint

In infection diseases, membrane fouling, interaction with bacteria, as well as in rapid healing of wounds for example, the way proteins interact with a surface plays an important role. On a surface, they function in a different ...

dateAug 18, 2016 in Bio & Medicine
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