News tagged with nucleation

The science of sculpture, nano-style

( —The next breakthrough in highly efficient battery technologies and solar cells may very well be nanoscopic crystals of silicon assembled like skyscrapers on wafer-scale substrates. An important route for growth ...

dateJun 14, 2013 in Nanophysics
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Increased sensitivity for better detection

A group of European scientists from Imperial College London in the United Kingdom and the University of Vigo in Spain has made a technological breakthrough with its development of an ultra-sensitive test with the capacity ...

dateJul 13, 2012 in Biochemistry
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A super tiny giraffe (w/ Video)

Shaahin Amini was ready to quit. The Ph.D. student at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering had spent three hours looking into a microscope scanning a maze of black-and-white crosshatched ...

dateMay 30, 2012 in Other
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Cells on the move

Cells on the move reach forward with lamellipodia and filopodia, cytoplasmic sheets and rods supported by branched networks or tight bundles of actin filaments. Cells without functional lamellipodia are still highly motile ...

dateApr 09, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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The birth of a cloud droplet

( -- Wrapped in mystery, the formation of a cloud droplet comes down to physics. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory led a research team that has helped peel away another layer of the cloud droplet conundrum. ...

dateOct 31, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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The role of bacteria in weather events

Researchers have discovered a high concentration of bacteria in the center of hailstones, suggesting that airborne microorganisms may be responsible for that and other weather events. They report their findings today at ...

dateMay 24, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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