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Syracuse Physicists Explore Biomimetic Clocks


Working with a team of scientists from the Technical University of Munich (TU Munich), Brandeis University, and Leiden University in the Netherlands, M. Cristina Marchetti and Mark Bowick, professors in the Soft Matter Program of Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences, have engineered and studied “active vesicles." These purely synthetic, molecularly thin sacs are capable of transforming energy, injected at the microscopic level, into organized, self-sustained motion…

Their findings are the subject of a cover-story in the September 5 issue of Science magazine (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2014)…

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