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News on Biophysics in 2011

New insights into DNA under the influence of strong forces

24 May 2011

New insights into DNA under the influence of strong forces Researchers in biophysics, including members from the Niels Bohr Institute, have discovered new properties of DNA and observed a number of phenomena of great importance for cellular mechanisms.

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New X-ray method for understanding brain disorders better

12 May 2011

New X-ray method for understanding brain disorders better Researchers from NBI have developed a new method for making detailed X-ray images of brain cells. The method can map the myelin sheaths of nerve cells, which are important for conditions such as multiple sclerosis...

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Dynamic systems in living cells break the rules

25 January 2011

Dynamic systems in living cells break the rulesThere is considerable interest in understanding transport and information pathways in living cells. It is crucial for both the transport of, for example, medicine into cells, the regulation of cell life processes and their signalling...

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Controlled heating of gold nanoparticles

17 January 2011

Controlled heating of gold nanoparticlesTiny gold particles are good for transferring heat and could be a promising tool for creating localized heating in, for example, a living cell. In new experiments, researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute have measured...

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