News tagged with cell networks

Innovative technology addresses wireless interference

Imagine a room with several people in it, all talking at the same time. With everyone competing to speak, it's hard to hear any one person clearly. Wireless networks, being a shared medium, struggle with a similar problem ...

dateDec 17, 2013 in Telecom
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Long distance calls by sugar molecules

All our cells wear a coat of sugar molecules, so-called glycans. ETH Zurich and Empa researchers have now discovered that glycans rearrange water molecules over long distances. This may have an effect on how cells sense each ...

dateJun 18, 2013 in Biochemistry
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How plants put down roots

In the beginning is the fertilized egg cell. Following numerous cell divisions, it then develops into a complex organism with different organs and tissues. The largely unexplained process whereby the cells simply "know" the ...

dateMar 15, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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