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Smaller, faster, more complex? Watching a phase transition with X-ray eyes

Vapor condensing on your mirror after a shower, molten iron cooling into solid bars, and diamonds forming under intense pressure – these are all examples of phase transitions, when a material transforms from one state to another. But while phase transitions are defined by their... click to read more

  • Allan Johnson | Assistant Research Professor at IMDEA Nanoscience, Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies in Nanoscience
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Reading time 3 min
published on Sep 18, 2023
Three’s a crowd: group interactions in the real-world data, and how to find them

Time flies when you're having fun. But what if you could capture that flight of time and analyze it for patterns and trends? That's where time series data comes in. It's like a time capsule, capturing changes and patterns in various phenomena over time. Think... click to read more

  • Andrea Santoro | Post-doctoral Researcher at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Reading time 3 min
published on Aug 23, 2023
Vascular Health: The Power of Implantable Wireless Electronics

Vascular diseases, which impact arteries and the heart, account for more than 30% of deaths across the world and are the leading cause of death. These diseases encompass cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, atherosclerosis, aneurysm, and more. Hemodynamics, which are measurements related to the flow of blood,... click to read more

  • Robert Herbert | Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Woon-Hong Yeo | Professor at Georgia Institute of Technology
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Reading time 4 min
published on Aug 4, 2023
A laser proton accelerator targeting tumors in mice

After developing the first laser in 1960, Theodore Maiman dubbed it “a solution looking for a problem”. Now, lasers are among the most important problem solvers in your everyday life: Your glasses are bothering you? Lasers! You want to get rid of that tattoo spelling... click to read more

  • Florian Kroll | PostDoctoral Researcher and Beamline scientist   at Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf
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Reading time 4 min
published on Jun 16, 2023
UV light is not all bad for DNA

A bright, sunny summer day, no sunscreen, and there it is: you got a sunburn. On their way to self-destruction, your skin cells’ DNA has been damaged by the solar ultraviolet (UV) light. Absorbing UV, some DNA bases undergo a chemical reaction, called photocyclization, linking... click to read more

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Reading time 3 min
published on Apr 26, 2023