Engineers have devised a new, non-invasive way to monitor the stiffness of single living cells, using acoustic waves. Their technique could be used to study many biological phenomena, such as cell division, programmed cell death or metastasis.... SCIENCE DAILY · 2 months
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Ultrasound aligns living cells in bioprinted tissues  nanowerk · 2 weeks
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Ultrasound aligns living cells in bioprinted tissues  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
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Phonon-mediated quantum state transfer and remote qubit entanglement  Science Magazine · 10 hours
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First-ever open public alerts now available from LIGO  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
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