News tagged with shape

Largest-ever UK study into body shapes and sizes

Every year, 50 percent of online clothes shoppers return fashion items they purchased online, much of this due to incorrect fit and sizing. For the first time in nearly 20 years this is being addressed by an ambitious new ...

dateJul 18, 2018 in Business
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A new way to improve automated systems

Researchers from Zhejiang University in China have developed a new way to boost the performance of automated systems such as energy plants, airplanes and electronics. The researchers published their method in the July issue ...

dateJun 26, 2018 in Engineering
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Constructing new tissue shapes with light

Constructing biological tissues, such as skin, muscle, or bone, in customized shapes is now one step closer. Researchers at EMBL have succeeded in guiding the folding and thus shape of tissues with optogenetics: a technique ...

dateJun 18, 2018 in Cell & Microbiology
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The changing shape of DNA

The shape of DNA can be changed with a range of triggers including copper and oxygen—according to new research from the University of East Anglia.

dateMay 24, 2018 in Biochemistry
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