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October 14, 2014
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Not Much Force: Berkeley Researchers Detect Smallest Force Ever Measured

What is believed to be the smallest force ever measured has been detected by researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California (UC) Berkeley. Using a combination of lasers and a unique optical trapping … Continue reading

June 22, 2014
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Berkeley Lab Develops Nanoscope to Probe Chemistry on the Molecular Scale

For years, scientists have had an itch they couldn’t scratch. Even with the best microscopes and spectrometers, it’s been difficult to study and identify molecules at the so-called mesoscale, a region of matter that ranges from 10 to 1000 nanometers … Continue reading

November 9, 2012
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Folding Funnels Key to Biomimicry

Berkeley Lab Finding that Protein Folding Funnels Also Apply to Self-Assembly Should Benefit Biomimicry and Nanosynthesis Proteins are able to self-assemble into a wide range of highly ordered structures that feature a diverse array of properties. Through biomimicry – technological … Continue reading

February 27, 2012
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IBM Research Nanophysics Breakthrough Captures First-Ever Image of Charge Distribution in a Single Molecule

— Scientists use special kind of atomic force microscopy at low temperatures and in ultrahigh vacuum to image the charge distribution within a single molecule — The new technique will further the understanding of nanoscale physics and could help develop … Continue reading

October 26, 2011
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Geoscientists Find Key to Why Some Patients Get Infections from Cardiac Implants

*Bacterial cells have gene mutations that allow them to ‘stick’ to the devices* New research suggests that some patients develop a potentially deadly blood infection from their implanted cardiac devices because bacterial cells in their bodies have gene mutations that … Continue reading