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A molecule that switches on and off

A single molecule whose charge state and shape can be changed at will: the latest breakthrough at the CEMES should prove a key advantage in the race for miniaturization. In addition to controlling its charge ...

dateJun 10, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Getting to the root of fatty liver disease

Researchers have identified a molecular switch that appears to be a common feature in the development of fatty liver disease. The discovery made in mice is consistent with data from human patients, suggesting ...

dateApr 05, 2011 in Medical research
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Giant tobacco plants that stay young forever

Tobacco plants bloom when they are just a few months old – and then they die. Now, researchers have located a genetic switch which can keep the plants young for years and which permits unbounded growth. ...

dateJan 07, 2013 in Biotechnology
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