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Fluid dynamics explains ancient organism behavior

Nonlinear equations establish how long-extinct marine creatures moved and fed. Continue reading

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Guided by holes

The latest developments in photonic crystal fibres, optical fibres with unique light guiding properties. Continue reading

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Synthetic Biology Research Campaign sheds light on productivity in cyanobacteria.

Research program leads to practically useful and fundamentally interesting knowledge about how to genetically optimize cyanobacteria for increased biomass production. Continue reading

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Designer DNA: Computational tools for mapping out synthetic nucleic acids

Some of the tools available to synthetic biologists for gleaning function from sequence, predicting protein structure, reducing synthesis errors, and designing complex systems. Continue reading

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Fabulous fabrics

The wealth of ways that textiles can be cut, engraved, perforated, and patterned with a laser. Continue reading

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Identifying avalanche tipping points

The balance between snow depth and surface slope is the key to how avalanches behave. Continue reading

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Laser design emits multicolor light

Scientists have developed the capability to generate multiwavelength lasing in a single device, with precise control over the different colours.   Continue reading

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Enhancing vision

How laser-based systems are advancing vision correction surgeries Continue reading

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Decoding an asteroid’s magnetic history

Meteorite samples show that metal asteroids exhibited dynamo activity while they solidified from the outside in. Continue reading

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3D printing, in the flesh

Although not yet as established as other additive manufacturing applications, printing human tissue is poised to significantly advance the field of medicine. Continue reading

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