Plug n' Play protein crystals

Almost a hundred years ago in 1929 Linus Pauling presented the famous Pauling's Rules to describe the principles governing the structure of complex ionic crystals. These rules essentially describe ...

Fri 29 Aug 14 from Phys.org

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Team pioneers strategy for creating new materials

Making something new is never easy. Scientists constantly theorize about new materials, but when the material is manufactured it doesn't always work as expected. To create a new strategy for ...

Fri 29 Aug 14 from Phys.org

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Watching the structure of glass under pressure

Glass has many applications that call for different properties, such as resistance to thermal shock or to chemically harsh environments. Glassmakers commonly use additives such as boron oxide ...

Thu 28 Aug 14 from Phys.org

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Picturing Schrodinger's cat: Quantum physics enables revolutionary imaging method

Researchers from the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI), the Vienna Center for Quantum Science and Technology (VCQ), and the University of Vienna have developed a fundamentally ...

Thu 28 Aug 14 from Phys.org

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Step lightly: All-optical transistor triggered by single photon promises advances in quantum applications

(Phys.org) —Optical transistors and switches are fundamental in both classical and quantum optical information processing. A key objective in optics research is determining and developing the ...

Fri 29 Aug 14 from Phys.org

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Intracellular imaging gets interactive

A so-called bioparallel chemistry approach is successfully used to image and activate an essential metabolism compound inside a cell.

Fri 29 Aug 14 from Phys.org

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Simpler process to grow germanium nanowires could improve lithium ion batteries

(Phys.org) —Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have developed what they call "a simple, one-step method" to grow nanowires of germanium from an aqueous solution. Their ...

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Small molecule acts as on-off switch for nature's antibiotic factory

Scientists have identified the developmental on-off switch for Streptomyces, a group of soil microbes that produce more than two-thirds of the world's naturally derived antibiotic medicines.

Thu 28 Aug 14 from Phys.org

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US government labs plan biohazard-safety sweep

The unexpected discovery of smallpox in a refrigerator at the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, on 9 July has apparently sparked some soul searching in the US government. ...

Fri 29 Aug 14 from Nature News Blogs

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Synthesis produces new antibiotic: Scientists confirm potent synthesis of natural tetracycline

A fortuitous collaboration at Rice University has led to the total synthesis of a recently discovered natural antibiotic.

Thu 28 Aug 14 from Phys.org

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