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Where droplets gently touch a membrane

(PhysOrg.com) -- Little or nothing happens in cells without the involvement of the minute membrane vesicles: for example, vesicles act as recycling centres for cell waste, as detoxification stations and as ...

Feb 24, 2010
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An easy way to see the world's thinnest material

It's been used to dye the Chicago River green on St. Patrick's Day. It's been used to find latent blood stains at crime scenes. And now researchers at Northwestern University have used it to examine the thinnest material ...

Dec 23, 2009
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Mobile microscopes illuminate the brain

(PhysOrg.com) -- By building a tiny microscope small enough to be carried around on a rats' head, scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen, Germany, have found a way to ...

Nov 03, 2009
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Imaging the inner workings of single molecules

With $20 million over five years from the National Science Foundation, UC Irvine scientists hope to become the first ever to make real-time videos of single molecules in action - a feat that has proved elusive ...

Aug 17, 2009
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Tiny robots get a grip on nanotubes

(PhysOrg.com) -- How do you handle the tiny components needed for constructing nanoscale devices? A European consortium has built two microrobotic demonstrators that can automatically pick up and install carbon nanotubes ...

Aug 17, 2009
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