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The motor protein dancing in all our cells

Motor proteins drive many of the essential processes in our cells. They move with a dancing motion, as Professor Erik Schäffer and his team have shown in a new study. In order to observe the tiny proteins, which are measured ...

dateSep 26, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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Getting hold of quantum dot biosensors

Quantum dots (QDs) have found so many applications in recent years, they can now be purchased with a variety of composite structures and configurations. Some are available suspended in a biologically friendly fluid, making ...

dateAug 22, 2017 in Nanophysics
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