Latest Optical tweezers Stories

2009-04-16 08:00:04

Physicists at Brown University have developed a novel procedure to map a person’s genome.

2008-12-03 08:51:54

Researchers at Purdue University have developed a technique that uses a laser and holograms to precisely position numerous tiny particles within seconds, representing a potential new tool to analyze biological samples or create devices using nanoassembly.

2008-11-28 09:19:25

A team led by researchers at the Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science has shown that the force of light can be harnessed to drive machines — when the process is scaled to nano-proportions.

2008-09-23 03:00:10

By Vayshenker, I Li, X; Livigni, D J; Lehman, J H; Bermudez, J C; Molina, J C; Ruiz, Z E We describe the results of a comparison of reference standards between the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST- USA) and Centro Nacional De Metrologia (CENAM-Mexico).

2008-07-29 03:00:56

By Todd, Brian A Parsegian, V Adrian; Shirahata, Akira; Thomas, T J; Rau, Donald C ABSTRACT By combining single-molecule magnetic tweezers and osmotic stress on DNA assemblies, we separate attractive and repulsive components of the total intermolecular interaction between multivalent cation condensed DNA.

2008-02-25 13:26:44

Microfabricated optical tweezer has the potential to make biological and microfluidic force measurements in integrated systems such as microfluidic chips

2005-08-01 18:38:41

In an effort to combine sophisticated laser and Internet technologies, scientists in Australia have successfully performed laser surgery and “optical trapping” in a Southern California laboratory via the Internet.

2005-07-21 16:16:40

Rounding up wayward cells and particles on a microscope slide can be as difficult as corralling wild horses on the range, particularly if there's a need to separate a single individual from the group.

2005-07-20 12:00:00

Scientists seeking a simple solution to the tricky task of separating single cells from a herd of others have found a way of making light of the problem.

2005-07-11 22:55:00

New York University physicists have applied a ground-breaking nanotechnology method to create three-dimensional quasicrystals, highly ordered structures that, unlike conventional crystals, never repeat themselves.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'