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2010-12-15 07:46:02

They say it's the little things that count, and that certainly holds true for the channels in transmembrane proteins, which are small enough to allow ions or molecules of a certain size to pass through, while keeping out larger objects.

2010-12-13 17:10:34

You can touch a functioning light bulb and know right away that it's hot.

2010-11-15 13:34:12

The twisting, ladder-like form of the DNA molecule—the architectural floor plan of life—contains a universe of information critical to human health.

2010-10-05 19:01:39

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new "templated growth" technique for fabricating nanometer-scale graphene devices.

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2010-10-05 07:32:36

The enigmatic Möbius strip has long been an object of fascination, appearing in numerous works of art, most famously a woodcut by the Dutchman MC Escher, in which a tribe of ants traverses the form's single, never-ending surface.

2010-09-27 14:25:42

Research published this week in Nature Nanotechnology shows a new method of enzyme-controlled movement of a single strand of DNA through a protein nanopore.

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2010-09-20 21:58:45

Intensity increases 1,000-fold in Rice lab's experiment.

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2010-09-15 08:29:21

As industries and consumers increasingly seek improved battery power sources, cutting-edge microscopy performed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory is providing an unprecedented perspective on how lithium-ion batteries function.

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2010-09-01 21:07:08

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have used a small crystal of ions (electrically charged atoms) to detect forces at the scale of yoctonewtons.

2010-08-02 16:56:29

One Chicago skyline is dazzling enough. Now imagine 15,000 of them.


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