Synthetic Biology Research Campaign sheds light on productivity in cyanobacteria.

Cyanobacteria 400j.jpgResearch program leads to practically useful and fundamentally interesting knowledge about how to genetically optimize cyanobacteria for increased biomass production. Read more in The Molecular Bond…

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Designer DNA: Computational tools for mapping out synthetic nucleic acids

LT2Some of the tools available to synthetic biologists for gleaning function from sequence, predicting protein structure, reducing synthesis errors, and designing complex systems. Read more in The Scientist…

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Fabulous fabrics

synrad-perforation.pngThe wealth of ways that textiles can be cut, engraved, perforated, and patterned with a laser. Read more in Laser Systems Europe (pg 22-24)…

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Identifying avalanche tipping points

avalanche-pic1.JPGThe balance between snow depth and surface slope is the key to how avalanches behave.  Read more in Physics Today…

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Laser design emits multicolor light

Odem1 copyScientists have developed the capability to generate multiwavelength lasing in a single device, with precise control over the different colours.  Read more in MRS Bulletin…

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Enhancing vision

eyes.jpgHow laser-based systems are advancing vision correction surgeries. Read more in Electro Optics…

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Decoding an asteroid’s magnetic history

asteroidMeteorite samples show that metal asteroids exhibited dynamo activity while they solidified from the outside in.  Read more in Physics Today…

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3D printing, in the flesh

EOjul17-pp26-shutterstock_364208402Although not yet as established as other additive manufacturing applications, printing human tissue is poised to significantly advance the field of medicine.  Read more in Electro Optics…

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Continental rift exposes mantle melting at work

media_sizes_full_figure1-5.jpgChanges in the degree of melting of mantle rock explain uplift and subsidence patterns in New Zealand’s Taupo Volcanic Zone. Read more in Physics Today…

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Au foil substrates developed for flexible electronics

596cf3f41519c7f73aa41c20.jpgGrowing removable single-crystal gold foils on silicon offers an inexpensive, flexible substrate for semiconductors.  Read more in MRS Bulletin…
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