News tagged with metallic copper

Biosensor for heavy metals

A team of Empa scientists has developed a biosensor which allows them to detect elevated concentrations of copper in a simple, quick and economic way. Copper, like other heavy metals is problematic in high concentrations, ...

dateOct 03, 2017 in Analytical Chemistry
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Electrons losing weight

The measured mass of electrons in solids is always larger than the value predicted by theory. The reason for this is that theoretical calculations do not account properly for various interactions with other electrons or lattice ...

dateMay 01, 2017 in General Physics
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Cells build 'cupboards' to store metals

Lawrence Livermore researchers in conjunction with collaborators at University of California (link is external), Los Angeles have found that some cells build intracellular compartments that allow the cell to store metals ...

dateDec 17, 2014 in Biochemistry
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