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image of the sun shining through the trees Deep within spinach leaves, vibrations enhance efficiency of photosynthesis
Released July 13, 2014
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embryonic stem cells Using geometry, researchers coax human embryonic stem cells to organize themselves
Released June 30, 2014
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a computer simulation depicts an fd virus Researchers use virus to reveal nanopore physics
Released June 16, 2014
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an ant raft Going inside an ant raft
Released June 12, 2014
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protein graphic Big data tackles tiny molecular machines
Released March 13, 2014
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magnetically shielded box housing the D-Wave chip Seeking quantum-ness: D-Wave chip passes rigorous tests
Released March 5, 2014
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Zaida Luthey-Schulten and Taekjip Ha Advanced techniques yield new insights into ribosome self-assembly
Released February 12, 2014
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a mutation enhances the signal transfer Researchers tune in to protein pairs
Released January 27, 2014
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bacterial cells divide Genetically identical bacteria can behave in radically different ways
Released December 31, 2013
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growth bistability Quantitative approaches provide new perspective on development of antibiotic resistance
Released November 28, 2013
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artist's depiction of the dangers of metastasis Physicists decode decision circuit of cancer metastasis
Released October 24, 2013
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a liquid sheet squeezed from two clapping hands Try clapping your wet hands; a physics lesson from VT engineers
Released August 15, 2013
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E. coli bacteria Simple math sheds new light on a long-studied biological process
Released August 7, 2013
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image of a sandfish lizard New Model Finds Common Muscle Control Patterns Governing the Motion of Swimming Animals
Released June 4, 2013
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a hatchling loggerhead sea turtle Baby Sea Turtles and Flipper-driven Robot Reveal Principles of Moving on Sand
Released April 23, 2013
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the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae Early Warning Signs of Population Collapse
Released April 10, 2013
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News thumbnail New Technique Could Help Designers Predict How Legged Robots Will Move on Granular Media Like Sand
Released March 21, 2013
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epithelial cells Cells "Flock" to Heal Wounds
Released January 23, 2013
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a robot device examines the dynamics of jumping Study of 20,000 Jumps Shows How a Hopping Robot Could Conserve Its Energy
Released October 26, 2012
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structure of a ligand binding domain of protein Scientists Study Genomes to Reveal Contacts, Refine Methods for Protein-Folding Prediction
Released June 12, 2012
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biology graphic Protein Residues Kiss, Don't Tell
Released June 12, 2012
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image of Van J. Wedeen Massachusetts General-led Study Reveals Simple Structure Underlying Complexity of the Primate Brain
Released March 29, 2012
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potential shape of the protein mitoNEET Rice, UCSD Scientists Probe Form, Function of Mysterious Protein
Released January 26, 2012
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image of the sandfish robot A Tiltable Head Could Improve the Ability of Undulating Robots to Navigate Disaster Debris
Released May 9, 2011
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physics graphic Scientists Develop Method to Identify Fleetingly Ordered Protein Structures
Released February 8, 2011
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physics graphic Sharply Focused on Neurons, Light Controls a Worm's Behavior
Released January 18, 2011
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Steven Chu Correcting a Trick of the Light Brings Molecules Into View
Released July 14, 2010
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sea turtle Field Study Exposes How Sea Turtle Hatchlings Use Their Flippers to Move Quickly on Sand
Released February 25, 2010
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gene expression Random Fluctuations Give Rise to Odd Genetic Phenomenon
Released February 17, 2010
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schematic of a solid state nanopore Boston University Researchers Develop Faster, Cheaper DNA-Sequencing Method
Released December 21, 2009
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