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July, 2019
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How a sea urchin sharpens its teeth

Rebecca Pool
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 15:30

In-Situ SEM solves mystery of how a sea urchin keeps its teeth nice and sharp.

Cancer cells turn to cannibalism to survive

Rebecca Pool
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 14:45

After chemotherapy, cancer cells engulf neighbouring tumour cells to initiate tumour relapse.

Webinars

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Rocks are heterogeneous at all scales in composition, microstructure and petrophysical properties. Pore geometries and associated mineral phases and fluids are important properties in...

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The world’s premier virtual stem cell event, 24 Hours of Stem Cells, is growing. This year Thermo Fisher Scientific, in partnership...

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This webinar will discuss the use of iterative reconstruction for X-ray microscopy to speed up image acquisition...

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X-ray analysis reveals the Chemistry behind Art

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 14:00

Rebecca Pool

Researchers explore aged paint in microscopic detail to inform preservation efforts.

How Piezo proteins work

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 09:00

Rebecca Pool

Cryo-EM and AFM reveal the basic mechanisms behind the body's pressure-sensing Piezo1 proteins.

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