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Applied scientists create wrinkled 'skin' on polymers

... like a tug-of-war, buckles the skin and forms the wrinkle patterns." Such patterns can be used in the construction of microfluidic devices for particle separation and mixture and also have potential use in designing biosenors. The researchers have also started a close collaboration with scientists at the ...

Nanotechnology shows promise as next wrinkle fighter

...nt Corp. On all fronts, it's all about nailing a wrinkle before it starts. "Everything starts at a really small scale, so if we can prevent the buckling at the very beginning ?at the nano level ?we can eliminate large scale wrinkles," Ilsoon said. "Wrinkles can initiate from the small scale, and when it ...

Ocean's 'twilight zone' may be a key to understanding climate change

...mical oceanography program. It also adds a new wrinkle to proposals to mitigate climate change by fertilizing the oceans with iron--to promote blooms of photosynthetic marine plants and transfer more carbon dioxide from the air to the deep ocean. "The twilight zone is a critical link between the surfa...

Wrinkled membranes create novel drug-delivery system

...rsity of Illinois scientist studying how membranes wrinkle has discovered a novel system for on-demand drug d...ve heat from the capsules. The capsules would then wrinkle and release the drug. ...

Viral DNA sequence a possible trigger for breast cancer

...ession of host cancer-causing genes. An intriguing wrinkle to this study is the previously reported presence of sequences highly homologous to MMTV Env protein in the DNA of as many as 40% of human breast tumors, although a human homologue of MMTV has yet to be found. ...

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