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Hand-knitted molecules

Molecules are usually formed in reaction vessels or laboratory flasks. An Empa research team has now succeeded in producing molecules between two microscopically small, movable gold tips โ€“ in a sense as a "hand-knitted" ...

dateJan 18, 2019 in Materials Science
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Putting cells under pressure

As cells divide to form tissues and organs in multicell organisms, they move to where they belong, informed by a series of cues that scientists have yet to observe or fully understand.

dateJan 14, 2019 in Cell & Microbiology
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