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  • ERC Synergy Grant for AMOLF-Heidelberg-ETH team

    A prestigious ERC Synergy Grant worth 9.4 million euros has been awarded to the research groups of Sander Tans (AMOLF), Bernd Bukau (Heidelberg University) and Nenad Ban (ETH). The team …

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  • Optimization of human small intestinal organoids

    Collaborating scientists have improved human small intestinal organoids – miniature versions of the small intestine. This will help them to better study the functioning of the small intestine. The scientists …

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  • Cells: strong at the right place and time

    Researchers from TU Delft and AMOLF discovered how certain molecular bonds make living cells both flexible, in order to move, as well as strong, in order to withstand forces. Paradoxically, …

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  • First study of CRISPR-Cas defense in individual cells shows remarkable variability

    Specialists in single cell dynamics of research institute AMOLF together with CRISPR-Cas researchers of TU Delft were able to measure for the first time how quickly a single cell can …

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  • A magic top hat for protein folding

    Following a single protein inside the cavity of a GroEL chaperone for the first time, researchers at AMOLF led by professor Sander Tans discovered how protein folding can be accelerated.

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  • Signal discovered that connects cell size with cell growth

    The mechanisms connecting growth with cell size have been mysterious – up till now: in a recent publication in Current Biology, researchers from AMOLF and TU Delft  have uncovered that …

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  • Two NWO Rubicon grants for AMOLF researchers

    Former PhD students Anne Meeussen (Mechanical Metamaterials group) and Mario Avellaneda Sarrio (Biophysics group) are amongst the 31 researchers who have recently received a Rubicon grant from NWO. The Rubicon …

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  • Evolutionaire conflicten voorspeld

    Evolutie lijkt een onvoorspelbaar proces. Maar het voorspellen van de grenzen van evolutie blijkt wel mogelijk. Dit tonen onderzoekers van AMOLF en het Franse ESPCI aan door middel van hun …

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  • Evolutionary conflicts predicted

    Evolution seems to be an unpredictable process. However, predicting the constraints of evolution is possible. Researchers from AMOLF and the French ESPCI have demonstrated this using their mathematical method, followed …

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  • Het evolutionaire nut van mobiliteit

    Onderzoekers van AMOLF en Harvard University (USA) hebben een nieuw mechanisme ontdekt dat een verklaring biedt voor de coëxistentie van soorten. In Nature beschrijven ze vandaag hoe de competitie tussen …

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