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Single Molecule Science at UNSW

UNSW’s Single Molecule Science initiative focuses on transforming medicine by providing a molecular perspective on complex biological systems and processes, encompassing biophysics, biochemistry and cell biology as well as nanotechnology and nanofabrication.

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Research has the potential to improve health outcomes and transform lives, but the pathways to deliver scientific discoveries, where they can have the greatest benefit to society, can be elusive. To...
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An ultra-precise microscope that surpasses the limitations of Nobel Prize-winning super-resolution microscopy will let scientists directly measure distances between individual molecules. UNSW medical...
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A novel mechanical signalling pathway that could influence the development of cancers has been discovered in cultured melanoma cells by scientists in Sydney and Germany. UNSW Medicine researchers...