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Understanding how small organic ions stabilize gold nanoparticles may allow for better control

Expanding the potential of gold nanoparticles for a range of uses requires methods to stabilize the clusters and control their size. Researchers at KAUST reveal how simple organic citrate ions, ...

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Liquids that pump themselves may be in the pipeline

Thanks to gravity, fluids flow downwards following the path of least resistance. To better control where they go, humans have spent thousands of years developing pipes and pumps, but ...

20 hours ago from Gizmag

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Freely diffusing cellular proteins reach the leading edge faster

According to a theoretical model developed by LMU physicists, in cell protrusions, cargo-transporting motor proteins often get in each other's way. The upshot is that freely diffusing proteins ...

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Flash Physics: Golden pyramids deliver drugs, NASA goes for GUSTO, magnons spotted in non-magnet

Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Mon 27 Mar 17 from Physics World

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Roberto Sanchez reigns supreme after LFA 7 victory against Klayton Mai

Roberto Sanchezof Houston, Texas just might be one of the rising stars in mixed martial arts. This past Saturdayhe sent a possible message to Dana White that he could be ready ...

5 hours ago from AXS

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On the trail of Parkinson's disease

The molecular causes of diseases such as Parkinson's need to be understood as a first step towards combating them. University of Konstanz chemists working alongside Professor Malte Drescher ...

Fri 24 Mar 17 from Medical Xpress

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New study identifies successful method to reduce dental implant failure

According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), 15 million Americans have crown or bridge replacements and three million have dental implantswith this latter number rising by ...

Fri 24 Mar 17 from Medical Xpress

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A fluorogenic probe can detect the activity of multidrug-resistant pathogens in an assay system

Carbapenems are among the "antibiotics of last resort" and can fight infections for which other drugs have long lost their effectiveness. However, even carbapenem-resistant pathogenic strains ...

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[Research Article] Self-assembly of genetically encoded DNA-protein hybrid nanoscale shapes

We describe an approach to bottom-up fabrication that allows integration of the functional diversity of proteins into designed three-dimensional structural frameworks. A set of custom staple ...

Thu 23 Mar 17 from Science Now

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