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How technology will fight food fraud

Food fraud is everywhere. In the aftermath of the horsemeat scandal in Europe, and with cases reported around the world, including in Canada, awareness is high.

dateOct 17, 2017 in Other
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Resolving tension on the surface of polymer mixes

Better than playing with Legos, throwing polymer chains of different lengths into a mix can yield surprising results. In a new study published in EPJ E, physicists focus on how a mixture of chemically identical chains into ...

dateOct 11, 2017 in Polymers
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Precisely defined polymer chains now a reality

Manufactured polymers are ubiquitous in the market. These large molecules are used for synthetic clothing, rubbers and glues, and anything made of plastic. However, the material properties exhibited by man-made polymers rely ...

dateSep 21, 2017 in Polymers
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Proteins keep a grip on cells

Japanese scientists at Osaka University have revealed new structural information on the integrin-laminin interaction. These findings provide important insights on cellular interactions that promote cell growth, differentiation, ...

dateSep 07, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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