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New system to improve DNA sequencing

( —A sensing system developed at Cambridge is being commercialised in the UK for use in rapid, low-cost DNA sequencing, which would make the prediction and diagnosis of disease more efficient, and individualised ...

dateApr 03, 2013 in Bio & Medicine
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DNA prefers to dive head first into nanopores

(—In the 1960s, Nobel laureate Pierre-Gilles de Gennes postulated that someday researchers could test his theories of polymer networks by observing single molecules. Researchers at Brown observed single molecules ...

dateJan 08, 2013 in Bio & Medicine
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Noise protection: Multifunctional and aesthetical

Noise abatement is growing in importance, thus, the demand for better acoustic building components raises. Scientists are developing new solutions: aesthetically good looking and flexibly applicable microperforated sound ...

dateJan 07, 2013 in Engineering
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