Printing customised pills for personalised medicine

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has found a way to make personalised medicine cheaper and easier. Imagine if you could combine the myriad of pills you need ...

3 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Quantum cycles power cold-atom pump

The idea of a pump is at least as old as the ancient Greek philosopher and scientist Archimedes. More than 2000 years ago, Archimedes allegedly invented a corkscrew pump that could lift water ...

Thu 26 May 16 from Phys.org

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Engineers discover a new gatekeeper for light

Imagine a device that is selectively transparent to various wavelengths of light at one moment, and opaque to them the next, following a minute adjustment.

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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Top-down design brings new DNA structures to life

Among the valuable holdings in London's Wellcome Library is a rough pencil sketch made in 1953 by Francis Crick. The drawing is one of the first to show the double-helix structure of DNA—Nature's ...

20 hours ago from Phys.org

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Researchers look to bones and shells as blueprints for stronger, more durable concrete

Researchers at MIT are seeking to redesign concrete—the most widely used human-made material in the world—by following nature's blueprints.

Thu 26 May 16 from Phys.org

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Beating the limits of the light microscope, one photon at a time

The world's most advanced light microscopes allow us to see single molecules, proteins, viruses and other very small biological structures. But even the best microscopes have their limits.

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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PETA science group publishes a review on pulmonary effects of nanomaterials

A scientist from the PETA International Science Consortium Ltd. is the lead author of a review on pulmonary fibrosis that results from inhaling nanomaterials, which has been published in Archives ...

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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Scientists capture the elusive structure of essential digestive enzyme

Using a powerful combination of techniques from biophysics to mathematics, researchers have revealed new insights into the mechanism of a liver enzyme that is critical for human health. The ...

Wed 25 May 16 from Phys.org

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Infrared Technology on the Cheap With Nanostructured Gratings

Inexpensive approach could open up new applications for infrared technology

17 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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Thermal modification of wood and a complex study of its properties by magnetic resonance

Heat treatment has proved to be an effective method of improving some of the useful properties of wood. Recent technological developments have achieved increased hydrophobic properties, better ...

Thu 26 May 16 from Phys.org

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