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    Postdoc: Biophysics of symbiotic networks and communities

    Symbiotic partnerships can drive the evolution of remarkably complex social behaviors, even in simple organisms. Recent experiments provide evidence that symbiotic microbes demonstrate transport and trade behaviors reminiscent of human …

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  • · Scientific Internships

    Scientific Internship: Decentralized learning of locomotion in modular soft robots

    The Soft Robotic Matter group at AMOLF is looking for interns at the Master level from a range of backgrounds (including physics, mathematics and engineering) that will work on the …

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    Scientific Internship: Crystal Structures by Design

    Can we program particles to self-assemble into regular crystal structures by properly designing the interactions between these particles? This is a question that belongs to a novel class of inverse …

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    Scientific Internship: Light-induced proton transfer in water

    Photobases are molecules that after being activated by light can react with water, taking up a proton (H+ ion) from one of the surrounding water molecules. The mechanism by which …

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    Scientific Internship: Machine learning for studying the timing of development in a nematode worm

    How timing of development is controlled remains one of biology’s most enduring mysteries. For instance, how does the human body know to enter puberty more than ten years after its …

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    Scientific Internship: The cost of erasing one optical bit

    In 1961 Rolf Landauer made a groundbreaking discovery: Information is Physical. Landauer showed that erasing one bit of information—an elementary step in computation—requires at least kBT ln(2) of energy. Recently, …

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    Scientific Internship: Light-induced superconductivity

    Superconductivity is a fascinating state of matter where electron pairs flow without resistance. Superconductivity at ambient temperature and pressure is the greatest unfulfilled dream in physics and materials science. Recently, …

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