Condensed Matter journal club archive

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Date Title Speaker(s)
2017
15 Dec 2017 Measuring Contact Angles of Small Spherical Particles at Planar Fluid Interfaces by Light Extinction R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Iain Muntz
08 Dec 2017 Giant Kovacs-Like Memory Effect for Active Particles R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Richard Blythe
01 Dec 2017 An integrated design and fabrication strategy for entirely soft, autonomous robots R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Daniel Taylor
24 Nov 2017 Who aspires to a science career? A comparison of survey responses from primary and secondary school students R Additional Resources are available for this event
17 Nov 2017 Experimental realization of the “lock-and-key” mechanism in liquid crystals R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Navneeta Katyan (School of Physics, Edinburgh University)
10 Nov 2017 Intrinsic functional connectivity reduces after first-time exposure to short-term gravitational alterations induced by parabolic flight R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Rosie Cane
03 Nov 2017 Popsicle-Stick Cobra Wave R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Eoin Ó Laighléis
20 Oct 2017 Density Functional Theory Is Straying From The Path Toward The Exact Functional R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Miguel Martinez-Canales
06 Oct 2017 Mechanics of Fire Ant Aggregations R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Samuel Griffiths
29 Sep 2017 Quantifying Hidden Order Out Of Equilibrium R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Wilson Poon
30 Jun 2017 Observation of the Wigner-Huntington Transition to Metallic Hydrogen R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Graeme Ackland
23 Jun 2017 Progressive approach to eruption at Campi Flegrei caldera in Southern Italy R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Teun Vissers
16 Jun 2017 Measuring the porosity and compressibility of liquid-suspended porous particles using ultrasound
  • John Royer
09 Jun 2017 An identification of the soft polyelectrolyte gel-like layer on silica colloids using atomic force and electron microscopy R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Andrew Schofield
02 Jun 2017 Self-Assembled Micro-Organogels For 3D Printing Silicone Structures R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Andrew Matheson
19 May 2017 Coupling between distant biofilms and emergence of nutrient time R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Ryan Morris
07 Apr 2017 Evaluation of the Resistance of Chroococcidiopsis spp. to Sparsely and Densely Ionizing Irradiation R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Jennifer Wadsworth
31 Mar 2017 Microstructural tunability of co-continuous bijel-derived electrodes to provide high energy and power densities R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • David French
24 Mar 2017 Coarse-Grained Simulations Of Bacterial Cell Wall Growth Reveal That Local Coordination Alone Can Be Sufficient To Maintain Rod Shape R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Rebecca Brouwers
17 Mar 2017 Long-wavelength fluctuations and the glass transition in two dimensions and three dimensions R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Xuemao Zhou
03 Mar 2017 How do concrete rheology, tribology, flow rate and pipe radius influence pumping pressure? R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Rory O'Neill
24 Feb 2017 Large-Scale Patterns in a Minimal Cognitive Flocking Model: Incidental Leaders, Nematic Patterns, and Aggregates R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Ana Fialho
17 Feb 2017 Equation of state for random sphere packings with arbitrary adhesion and friction R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • James Richards
10 Feb 2017 Nucleosomal Arrangement Affects Single-Molecule Transcription Dynamics R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Chris Brackley
03 Feb 2017 Penitentes as the origin of the bladed terrain of Tartarus Dorsa on Pluto R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Adam Stevens
27 Jan 2017 Emergent Collective Chemotaxis without Single-Cell Gradient Sensing
  • Juraj Szavits Nossan (Edinburgh School of Physics)
13 Jan 2017 Long-Lived Neighbors Determine the Rheological Response of Glasses R Additional Resources are available for this event
  • Aidan Brown
2016
16 Dec 2016 Contact Angle Distribution of Particles at Fluid Interfaces
  • Rudi Mears
09 Dec 2016 Directed evolution of cytochrome c for carbon-silicon bond formation: Bringing silicon to life
  • Claire Loudon
18 Nov 2016 Antipolar Ordering of Topological Defects in Active Liquid Crystals
  • Matthew Blow
11 Nov 2016 Instabilities and Solitons in Minimal Strips
  • Davide Michieletto
28 Oct 2016 How Far from Equilibrium Is Active Matter?
  • Martin Evans
21 Oct 2016 Tunable Shear Thickening in Suspensions
  • Ben Guy
14 Oct 2016 Spatiotemporal Microbial Evolution on Antibiotic Landscapes
  • Gavin Melaugh
07 Oct 2016 Biomimetic 4D Printing
  • Paul Clegg
24 Jun 2016 A non-equilibrium state diagram for liquid/fluid/particle mixtures
  • Tao Li
10 Jun 2016 Running and tumbling with <i>E. coli</i> in polymeric solutions
  • Vincent Martinez
27 May 2016 Loss of lamin A function increases chromatin dynamics in the nuclear interior
  • Davide Marenduzzo
20 May 2016 Energy landscapes of a mechanical prion and their implications for the molecular mechanism of long-term memory
  • Marieke Schor
13 May 2016 Cell Nuclei Have Lower Refractive Index And Mass Density Than Cytoplasm
  • Jochen Arlt
06 May 2016 Direct Observation of Dynamic Shear Jamming in Dense Suspensions
  • Michiel Hermes
29 Apr 2016 Diffusion of Ellipsoids in Bacterial Suspensions
  • Nick Koumakis
22 Apr 2016 A Microfluidic System for Studying Ageing and Dynamic Single-Cell Responses in Budding Yeast
  • Daniel Taylor
15 Apr 2016 The Effect of Lipopolysaccharide Core Oligosaccharide Size on the Electrostatic Binding of Antimicrobial Proteins to Models of the Gram Negative Bacterial Outer Membrane
  • Laura McKinley
08 Apr 2016 Rheological behavior of vibrated bimodal granular suspensions: a free volume approach
  • Elena Blanco
18 Mar 2016 Spatio-temporal assembly of functional mineral scaffolds within microbial biofilms
  • Susana Direito
11 Mar 2016 Generating Soap Bubbles by Blowing on Soap Films
  • Laura Sawiak
04 Mar 2016 Self-Sustained Density Oscillations of Swimming Bacteria Confined in Microchambers
  • Clemence Devailly
26 Feb 2016 Two bent-shaped p-organogelators: synthesis, fluorescence, self-assembly and detection of volatile acid vapours in gel films and in gel-gel states
  • Andrew Matheson
19 Feb 2016 Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Merger
  • Richard Blythe
12 Feb 2016 Liquid-Solid Nanofriction and Interfacial Wetting
  • Iva Manasi
05 Feb 2016 A Programmable Dual-RNA-Guided DNA Endonuclease in Adaptive Bacterial Immunity
  • Delma Childers
29 Jan 2016 How Faceted Liquid Droplets Grow Tails
22 Jan 2016 Liquid plasticine: controlled deformation and recovery of droplets with interfacial nanoparticle jamming
  • Katy Dickinson
15 Jan 2016 Boundaries Can Steer Active Janus Spheres
  • Joost de Graaf
2015
11 Dec 2015 Live-Cell Superresolution Microscopy Reveals The Organization Of RNA Polymerase In The Bacterial Nucleoid
  • Chris Brackley
27 Nov 2015 Stabilization of Pickering Emulsions with Oppositely Charged Latex Particles: Influence of Various Parameters and Particle Arrangement around Droplets
  • David French
13 Nov 2015 Probing Colloidal Gels at Multiple Length Scales: The Role of Hydrodynamics
  • Xuemao Zhou
06 Nov 2015 Detecting Nanoscale Vibrations As Signature Of Life
  • Hanna Landenmark
30 Oct 2015 Cooling particle-coated bubbles: destabilization beyond dissolution arrest
  • Anne Pawsey
23 Oct 2015 Thermal Equilibrium of a Macroscopic Quantum System in a Pure State
  • Alexander Slowman
16 Oct 2015 Fast-Moving Bacteria Self-Organize into Active Two-Dimensional Crystals of Rotating Cells
  • Teun Vissers
09 Oct 2015 The heat released during catalytic turnover enhances the diffusion of an enzyme
  • Aidan Brown
26 Jun 2015 Trapping and assembly of living colloids at water-water interfaces
  • Katherine Rumble
05 Jun 2015 Interactions and Stress Relaxation in Monolayers of Soft Nanoparticles at Fluid-Fluid Interfaces
  • Simon Titmuss
29 May 2015 Statistical Mechanics where Newton's Third Law is Broken
  • Benno Liebchen
22 May 2015 From Cell Differentiation to Cell Collectives: <i>Bacillus subtilis</i> Uses Division of Labor to Migrate
  • Dario Dell'Arciprete
15 May 2015 Quorum sensing triggers the stochastic escape of individual cells from <i>Pseudomonas putida</i> biofilms
  • Diarmuid Lloyd
08 May 2015 Dynamics of a <i>Volvox</i> Embryo Turning Itself Inside Out
  • Matthew Blow
01 May 2015 Non-aqueous Isorefractive Pickering Emulsions
  • Matthew Reeves
24 Apr 2015 Ongoing hydrothermal activities within Enceladus
  • Mark Fox-Powell
17 Apr 2015 Brownian Dynamics: From Glassy To Trivial
  • Mike Cates
27 Mar 2015 Robust self-cleaning surfaces that function when exposed to either air or oil
  • Keith Bromley
20 Mar 2015 Ancient Sedimentary Structures in the < 3.7 Ga Gillespie Lake Member, Mars, That Resemble Macroscopic Morphology, Spatial Associations, and Temporal Succession in Terrestrial Microbialites
  • Samuel Payler
13 Mar 2015 Granular impact cratering by liquid drops: Understanding raindrop imprints through an analogy to asteroid strikes
  • Giovanni Brandani
06 Mar 2015 Multifarious assembly mixtures: Systems allowing retrieval of diverse stored structures
  • Davide Marenduzzo
27 Feb 2015 Swim Pressure: Stress Generation in Active Matter
  • Tom Ives
13 Feb 2015 Charging of Poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) Colloids in Cyclohexyl Bromide: Locking, Size Dependence, and Particle Mixtures
  • Andrew Schofield
06 Feb 2015 The Origin of Membrane Bioenergetics
  • Toby Samuels
30 Jan 2015 Personal Thermal Management by Metallic Nanowire-Coated Textile
  • Tao Li
23 Jan 2015 A Habitable Fluvio-Lacustrine Environment at Yellowknife Bay, Gale Crater, Mars
  • Petra Schwendner
16 Jan 2015 Real-time monitoring of quorum sensing in 3D-printed bacterial aggregates using scanning electrochemical microscopy
  • Gavin Melaugh
2014
19 Dec 2014 Emerging predictable features of replicated biological invasion fronts
  • Bartlomiej Waclaw
12 Dec 2014 A latent capacity for evolutionary innovation through exaptation in metabolic systems
  • Steven Court
05 Dec 2014 DNA supercoiling: A regulatory signal for the λ repressor
28 Nov 2014 Scaling laws governing stochastic growth and division of single bacterial cells
  • Juraj Szavits Nossan
14 Nov 2014 Life cycles, fitness decoupling and the evolution of multicellularity
  • Timothy Bush
07 Nov 2014 Soft Colloidal Scaffolds Capable of Elastic Recovery after Large Compressive Strains
  • Ben Guy
24 Oct 2014 Membrane Binding of MinE Allows for a Comprehensive Description of Min-Protein Pattern Formation
  • Chay Paterson
17 Oct 2014 Mechanical and Microscopic Properties of the Reversible Plastic Regime in a 2D Jammed Material
  • Simon Weir
10 Oct 2014 Tangling of Tethered Swimmers: Interactions between Two Nematodes
  • Aidan Brown
03 Oct 2014 Impact-activated solidification of dense suspensions via dynamic jamming fronts
  • Job Thijssen
27 Jun 2014 Ciliary contact interactions dominate surface scattering of swimming eukaryotes
  • Jochen Arlt
13 Jun 2014 Chiral symmetry breaking and surface faceting in chromonic liquid crystal droplets with giant elastic anisotropy
  • Anne Pawsey
06 Jun 2014 Studying bacterial hydrophobicity and biofilm formation at liquid-liquid interfaces through interfacial rheology and pendant drop tensiometry
  • Dana Vladescu
30 May 2014 Predictive Polymer Modeling Reveals Coupled Fluctuations in Chromosome Conformation and Transcription
  • Chris Brackley
23 May 2014 Transport Powered by Bacterial Turbulence
  • Aidan Brown
16 May 2014 Emergent Collective Phenomena in a Mixture of Hard Shapes through Active Rotation
  • Joakim Stenhammar
09 May 2014 Is the Voter Model a Model for Voters
  • Richard Blythe
02 May 2014 Bending forces plastically deform growing bacterial cell walls
  • Joe Forth
11 Apr 2014 Shapes of a Suspended Curly Hair
  • Alexander McVey
04 Apr 2014 Janus-Like Pickering Emulsions And Their Controllable Coalescence
  • Dongyu Cai
28 Mar 2014 Possible Implications For Science And Engineering In Scotland In The Independecne Debate
  • Alexander McVey
14 Mar 2014 The sudden collapse of pollinator communities
  • Catherine Mills
07 Mar 2014 Relationship between surface hydrophobicity and water bounces - a dynamic method for accessing surface hydrophobicity
  • Daniel Hodgson
21 Feb 2014 Competition-Induced Criticality in a Model of Meme Popularity
  • Justin Whitehouse
14 Feb 2014 Turbulence drives microscale patches of motile phytoplankton
  • Toby Searle
07 Feb 2014 Understanding the Surface Potential of Water
  • Flaviu Cipcigan
31 Jan 2014 Bacterial Natural Transformation By Highly Fragmented And Damaged DNA
  • Casey Bryce
24 Jan 2014 Targeted delivery of colloids by swimming bacteria
  • Michiel Hermes
17 Jan 2014 Confocal Raman Spectroscopy of Whole Hairs
  • Benjamin Little
10 Jan 2014 Fifty Years To Prove Malthus Right
  • Graeme Ackland
2013
13 Dec 2013 Cooperativity and the Freezing of Molecular Motion at the Glass Transition
  • Martin Evans
06 Dec 2013 Geometric Friction Directs Cell Migration
  • Elliot Marsden
29 Nov 2013 Phase separation dynamics in colloid-polymer mixtures: the effect of interaction range
  • Matthew Reeves
22 Nov 2013 Periodic Migration in a Physical Model of Cells on Micropatterns
  • Giovanni Brandani
15 Nov 2013 Emergence of macroscopic directed motion in populations of motile colloids
  • Alexander Morozov
08 Nov 2013 Helical Colloidal Sphere Structures through Thermo-Reversible Co-Assembly with Molecular Microtubes
  • Niek Hijnen
01 Nov 2013 Stabilizing Liquid Drops in Nonequilibrium Shapes by the Interfacial Jamming of Nanoparticles
25 Oct 2013 Structural and molecular interrogation of intact biological systems
  • Jakub Pastuszak
18 Oct 2013 Shape Alloys of Nanorods and Nanospheres from Self-Assembly
  • Tao Li
11 Oct 2013 Direct Measurement of the Free Energy of Aging Hard Sphere Colloidal Glasses
  • Andrew Schofield
04 Oct 2013 Microscopic Mechanism for Shear Thickening of Non-Brownian Suspensions
  • Mike Cates
28 Jun 2013 To be confirmed
  • Wilson Poon
21 Jun 2013 A Brain-to-Brain Interface for Real-Time Sharing of Sensorimotor Information
  • Nico Kronberg
07 Jun 2013 Reversible dioxygen binding in solvent-free liquid myoglobin
  • Keith Bromley
31 May 2013 Residual Stresses in Glasses
  • Michiel Hermes
24 May 2013 Speeding up of Sedimentation under Confinement
  • Juho Lintuvuori
17 May 2013 Growth of non-phototrophic microorganisms using solar energy through mineral photocatalysis
  • Charles Cockell
10 May 2013 Effects of Particle Shape on Growth Dynamics at Edges of Evaporating Drops of Colloidal Suspensions
  • Dario Dell'Arciprete
03 May 2013 Unified study of glass and jamming rheology in soft particle systems
  • Ben Guy
19 Apr 2013 No journal club due to conference commitment
  • Ben Guy
12 Apr 2013 Collective Motion of Moshers at Heavy Metal Concerts
  • Richard Blythe
05 Apr 2013 'Blue Energy' From Ion Adsorption And Electrode Charging In Sea And River Water
  • Job Thijssen
22 Mar 2013 Relating Creamy Perception of Whey Protein Enriched Yogurt Systems to Instrumental Data by Means of Multivariate Data Analysis
  • Simon Weir
15 Mar 2013 Spontaneous motion in hierarchically assembled active matter
  • Dana Vladescu
01 Mar 2013 Confined Active Nematic Flow in Cylindrical Capillaries
  • Adriano Tiribocchi
22 Feb 2013 Adaptation to a new environment allows cooperators to purge cheaters stochastically
  • Fred Farrell
15 Feb 2013 How To Capture Active Particles
  • Joakim Stenhammar
08 Feb 2013 Human Time-Frequency Acuity Beats the Fourier Uncertainty Principle
  • Tom Underwood
01 Feb 2013 Molecular Vibration-Sensing Component in Human Olfaction
  • Jay Gillam
25 Jan 2013 Theoretical and Experimental Dissection of DNA Loop-Mediated Repression
  • Chris Brackley
18 Jan 2013 A canonical stability-elasticity relationship verified for one million face-centred-cubic structures
  • Bengt Tegner
11 Jan 2013 Filamentous bacteria transport electrons over centimetre distances
  • Timothy Bush
2012
14 Dec 2012 The Weakening Relationship Between the Impact Factor and Papers' Citations in the Digital Age
  • Kym Eden-Jones
07 Dec 2012 Science faculty's subtle gender biases favor male students
  • Joe Forth
30 Nov 2012 A Rule-based Model of a Hypothetical Zombie Outbreak: Insights on the role of emotional factors during behavioral adaptation of an artificial population
  • Justin Whitehouse
23 Nov 2012 Potential methane reservoirs beneath Antarctica
  • Sophie Nixon
16 Nov 2012 Optical Conveyors: A Class of Active Tractor Beams
  • Alexander McVey
09 Nov 2012 Topological Interaction by Entangled DNA Loops
  • Siobhan Liddle
02 Nov 2012 Water-Driven Micromotors
  • Aidan Brown
26 Oct 2012 Bacterial Thermotaxis by Speed Modulation
  • Jochen Arlt
19 Oct 2012 Heavy use of equations impedes communication among biologists
  • Anne Pawsey
12 Oct 2012 A microfluidic method to study demulsification kinetics
  • David French
05 Oct 2012 Physical manipulation of the Escherichia coli chromosome reveals its soft nature
  • Davide Marenduzzo
06 Jul 2012 Three-Dimensional Structures of Membrane Proteins from Genomic Sequencing
  • Ulrich Zachariae
22 Jun 2012 Polyhedral colloidal 'rocks': low-dimensional networks
  • Andrew Schofield
15 Jun 2012 Fluid Elasticity Can Enable Propulsion at Low Reynolds Number
  • Alexander Morozov
25 May 2012 Live-cell delamination counterbalances epithelial growth to limit tissue overcrowding
  • Philip Greulich
18 May 2012 The energy-speed-accuracy trade-off in sensory adaptation
  • Steven Court
11 May 2012 Distinct Growth Strategies of Soil Bacteria as Revealed by Large-Scale Colony Tracking
  • Rosalind Allen
04 May 2012 Reducing the Gender Achievement Gap in College Science: A Classroom Study of Values Affirmation
  • Cait MacPhee
27 Apr 2012 Skating on a Film of Air: Drops Impacting on a Surface
  • Tom Lion (University of Edinburgh)
20 Apr 2012 Conformation Types of Ubiquitin [M+8H]<sup>8+</sup> Ions from Water:Methanol Solutions: Evidence for the N and A States in Aqueous Solution
  • Jason Kalapothakis
13 Apr 2012 Spontaneous segregation of self-propelled particles with different motilities
  • Mike Cates
30 Mar 2012 To be confirmed
  • Ulrich Zachariae
16 Mar 2012 Improvement of pedestrian flow by slow rhythm
  • Kym Eden-Jones
09 Mar 2012 Dynamics of Social Group Competition: Modeling the Decline of Religious Affiliation
  • Dominic Russell
02 Mar 2012 Cooperative Rearrangement Regions and Dynamical Heterogeneities in Colloidal Glasses with Attractive Versus Repulsive Interactions
  • Vincent Martinez
24 Feb 2012 Diffusive-to-ballistic transition in grain boundary motion studied by atomistic simulations
  • Elsen Tjhung
10 Feb 2012 Sedimentation and Effective Temperature of Active Colloidal Suspensions
  • Rim Harich
03 Feb 2012 Directional persistence of chemotactic bacteria in a traveling concentration wave
  • Diarmuid Lloyd
27 Jan 2012 Capillary Forces in Suspension Rheology
  • Wilson Poon
20 Jan 2012 Force-free swimming of a model helical flagellum in viscoelastic fluids
  • Giulia Foffano
13 Jan 2012 Physical ageing of the contact line on colloidal particles at liquid interfaces
  • Michiel Hermes
2011
16 Dec 2011 Imaging the Microscopic Structure of Shear Thinning and Thickening Colloidal Suspensions
  • Tiffany Wood
09 Dec 2011 On the origin of large interstitial clusters in displacement cascades
  • Graham Galloway
02 Dec 2011 The Network of Global Corporate Control
  • Fred Farrell
25 Nov 2011 Stability of the Bulk Phase of Layered ZnO
  • Linggang Zhu
18 Nov 2011 Suppression of the coffee-ring effect by shape-dependent capillary interactions
  • Niek Hijnen
11 Nov 2011 Ecosystems with Mutually Exclusive Interactions Self-Organize to a State of High Diversity
  • Martin Evans
04 Nov 2011 To be confirmed
  • Wilson Poon
28 Oct 2011 Endotoxin-Induced Structural Transformations in Liquid Crystalline Droplets
  • Juho Lintuvuori
21 Oct 2011 The population dynamics of bacteria in physically structured habitats and the adaptive virtue of random motility
  • Alys Jepson
14 Oct 2011 Optimal concentrations in nectar feeding
  • Mathias Reufer (University of Edinburgh)
07 Oct 2011 A possible statistical mechanism of anomalous neutrino velocity in OPERA experiment?
  • Bartlomiej Waclaw
30 Sep 2011 Measurement of the neutrino velocity with the OPERA detector in the CNGS beam
  • Graeme Ackland
24 Jun 2011 Hidden Randomness between Fitness Landscapes Limits Reverse Evolution
  • Wilson Poon
17 Jun 2011 Structure Formation In Active Networks
  • Ryan Philips (University of Edinburgh)
20 May 2011 Structural diversity of dimers of the Alzheimer amyloid-Beta (25-35) peptide and polymorphism of the resulting fibrils
  • Massimiliano Porrini
13 May 2011 Real-time attack on single Escherichia coli cells by the human antimicrobial peptide LL-37
  • Jana Schwarz-Linek
06 May 2011 Colloidal diffusion inside a spherical cell
  • Andrew Schofield
15 Apr 2011 Directed self-assembly of a colloidal kagome lattice
  • Chantal Valeriani
08 Apr 2011 The origin of bursts and heavy tails in human dynamics
  • Robert Concannon
01 Apr 2011 To be confirmed
  • Craig Gregor
25 Mar 2011 Cinema, Fermi Problems, & General Education
  • Juan Venegas-Ortiz
18 Mar 2011 To be confirmed
  • Jochen Arlt
11 Mar 2011 Force-Velocity Measurements of a Few Growing Actin Filaments
  • Joe Tavacoli
04 Mar 2011 Universal statistical properties of poker tournaments
  • Philip Greulich
25 Feb 2011 Salt-Dependent DNA-DNA Spacings in Intact Bacteriophage Lambda Reflect Relative Importance of DNA Self-Repulsion and Bending Energies
  • Simon Titmuss
18 Feb 2011 Relativity and the Lead-Acid Battery
  • Job Thijssen
11 Feb 2011 Comparative Hydrodynamics of Bacterial Polymorphism
  • Alexander Morozov
04 Feb 2011 Direct Measurement of Molecular Mobility in Actively Deformed Polymer Glasses
  • Mike Cates
28 Jan 2011 The Hamaker constant of anatase aqueous suspensions
  • Alastair Mailer
14 Jan 2011 Sources and Sinks: A Stochastic Model of Evolution in Heterogeneous Environments
  • Richard Blythe
2010
17 Dec 2010 Undulation instabilities in the meniscus of smectic membranes
  • Paul Clegg
10 Dec 2010 Simple Theory of Protein Folding Kinetics
  • Katrin Wolff
03 Dec 2010 Evolutionary Game Theory in Growing Populations
  • Dominic Russell
26 Nov 2010 A spacetime cloak, or a history editor
  • Kym Eden-Jones
19 Nov 2010 Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Composite Nanochannels as Nanopumps Driven by Symmetric Temperature Gradients
  • Tom Lion (University of Edinburgh)
12 Nov 2010 Enhanced diffusion due to active swimmers at solid surfaces
  • Vincent Martinez
05 Nov 2010 (1) Centrifugal compression of soft particle packings: Theory and experiment. (2) Microfluidic Rheology of Soft Colloids above and below Jamming
  • Gijs Katgert
29 Oct 2010 Dislocation processes in the deformation of nanocrystalline aluminium by molecular-dynamics simulation
  • Con Healy
22 Oct 2010 To be confirmed
  • Vincent Martinez
15 Oct 2010 Nanoparticle-induced widening of the temperature range of liquid-crystalline blue phases
  • Anne Pawsey
15 Oct 2010 Crystalline Phases of Polydisperse Spheres
  • Siobhan Liddle
01 Oct 2010 vibrations and stabilization of the beta phase in Ni-Ti shape-memory alloy
  • Bengt Tegner
24 Sep 2010 Crystallization of Deformable Spherical Colloids
  • Job Thijssen
09 Jul 2010 Chemoresponsive assemblies of microparticles at liquid crystalline interfaces
  • Juho Lintuvuori
25 Jun 2010 Second Order Catalytic Quasispecies Yields Discontinuous Mean Fitness at Error Threshold
  • Bartlomiej Waclaw
18 Jun 2010 Localized soft modes and the supercooled liquid's irreversible passage through its configuration space
  • Eduardo Sanz
11 Jun 2010 Compositional ripening of particle- and surfactant-stabilised emulsions: a comparison
  • Job Thijssen
04 Jun 2010 Quasi-two-dimensional diffusion of single ellipsoids: aspect ratio and confinement effects
  • Mathias Reufer (University of Edinburgh)
28 May 2010 Dynamic jamming point for shear thickening suspensions
  • Gijs Katgert
21 May 2010 Arrested phase separation of colloidal rod-sphere mixtures
  • Joe Tavacoli
14 May 2010 Large-Scale Collective Properties of Self-Propelled Rods
  • Martin Evans
07 May 2010 A bacterial ratchet motor<br><br> Swimming bacteria power microscopic gears
  • Julien Tailleur
16 Apr 2010 Nanoconfinement controls stiffness, strength and mechanical toughness of beta-sheet crystals in silk
  • Bengt Tegner
26 Mar 2010 Soft colloids make strong glasses
  • Andrew Schofield
19 Mar 2010 Accumulation of Microswimmers near a Surface Mediated by Collision and Rotational Brownian Motion
  • Laurence Wilson
05 Mar 2010 Magneto-Optical Biosensing Platform Based on Light Scattering from Self-Assembled Chains of Functionalized Rotating Magnetic Beads
  • Alastair Mailer
19 Feb 2010 Flow visualization and flow cytometry with holographic video microscopy
  • Jochen Arlt
05 Feb 2010 Delocalization transition for the Google matrix
  • Arno Proeme
29 Jan 2010 Supersonic Air Flow due to Solid-Liquid Impact
  • Alasdair Thompson
22 Jan 2010 Equivalence of Glass Transition and Colloidal Glass Transition in the Hard-Sphere Limit
  • Richard Blythe
2009
04 Dec 2009 Chiral colloidal clusters
  • Chantal Valeriani
06 Nov 2009 Yield Stress and Shear Banding in Granular Suspensions
  • Rut Besseling
30 Oct 2009 Crystal Nucleation in a Supercooled Liquid with Glassy Dynamics
  • Eduardo Sanz
16 Oct 2009 Statistical mechanics and hydrodynamics of bacterial suspensions
  • Davide Marenduzzo
09 Oct 2009 Osmotic Propulsion: The Osmotic Motor
  • Tiffany Wood
02 Oct 2009 Characterization of Hydrodynamic Surface Interactions of Escherichia coli Cell Bodies in Shear Flow
  • Laurence Wilson
19 Jun 2009 To be confirmed
  • Richard Blythe
12 Jun 2009 To be confirmed
  • Nhan Pham
05 Jun 2009 To be confirmed
  • Davide Marenduzzo
29 May 2009 To be confirmed
  • Paolo Visco (University of Edinburgh)
22 May 2009 To be confirmed
  • Oliver Henrich
15 May 2009 To be confirmed
  • Jochen Arlt
08 May 2009 To be confirmed
  • Cait MacPhee
24 Apr 2009 To be confirmed
  • Alexander Morozov
03 Apr 2009 To be confirmed
  • Andrew Harrison
27 Mar 2009 Extinction of an infectious disease: A large fluctuation in a nonequilibrium system
  • Alasdair Thompson
13 Mar 2009 Microrheology of a sticking transition
  • Wilson Poon
06 Mar 2009 Biodegradable luminescent porous silicon nanoparticles for in vivo applications <br><br>Cooperation and conflict in quorum-sensing bacterial populations
  • Chantal Valeriani
27 Feb 2009 To be confirmed
  • Laurence Wilson
20 Feb 2009 Larger Islands House More Bacterial Taxa
  • Jana Schwarz-Linek
13 Feb 2009 To be confirmed
  • Job Thijssen
06 Feb 2009 Simple Quantitative Model for the Reversible Association of DNA Coated Colloids
  • Eduardo Sanz
30 Jan 2009 Direct visualization of the real time swelling and collapse of a poly(methacrylic acid) brush using atomic force microscopy
  • Alastair Mailer
23 Jan 2009 A purple acidophilic di-ferric DNA ligase from Ferroplasma
  • Caroline Miles
09 Jan 2009 Rate Dependence and Role of Disorder in Linearly Sheared Two-Dimensional Foams
  • Rut Besseling
2008
05 Dec 2008 To be confirmed
  • Davide Marenduzzo
28 Nov 2008 Spontaneous knotting of an agitated string
  • Rupert Nash
14 Nov 2008 Unexpected Bipolar Flagellar Arrangements and Long-Range Flows Driven by Bacteria near Solid Boundaries
  • Laurence Wilson
07 Nov 2008 A Molecular Clutch Disables Flagella in the Bacillus subtilis Biofilm
  • Angela Dawson
31 Oct 2008 First-Principles Constitutive Equation for Suspension Rheology
  • Oliver Henrich
24 Oct 2008 Robust dynamic classes revealed by measuring the response function of a social system
  • Lawrence Mitchell
17 Oct 2008 Elastic Instabilities of Polymer Solutions in Cross-Channel Flow; Purely Elastic Flow Asymmetries
  • Alexander Morozov
03 Oct 2008 Asymmetric caging in soft colloidal mixtures
  • Job Thijssen
27 Jun 2008 Cooperativity, Sensitivity, and Noise in Biochemical Signaling
  • Martin Evans
20 Jun 2008 Differential Dynamic Microscopy: Probing Wave Vector Dependent Dynamics with a Microscope
  • Peter Pusey
13 Jun 2008 Statistically enhanced promiscuity of structurally correlated patterns
  • Chantal Valeriani
06 Jun 2008 A phase diagram for jammed matter
  • Paolo Visco (University of Edinburgh)
30 May 2008 Motility influences biofilm architecture in Escherichia coli
  • Jana Schwarz-Linek
23 May 2008 Tearing as a test for mechanical characterization of thin adhesive films
  • Julien Tailleur
16 May 2008 Diffusionless crystal growth from glass has precursor in equilibrium liquid
  • Eduardo Sanz
09 May 2008 Thermal convection and emergence of isolated vortices in soap bubbles
  • Lucio Isa (University of Edinburgh)
02 May 2008 Paleotemperature trend for Precambrian life inferred from resurrected proteins
  • Cait MacPhee
25 Apr 2008 Random organization in periodically driven systems
  • Mike Cates
18 Apr 2008 How the Venus flytrap snaps
  • Rupert Nash
11 Apr 2008 Universal nature of particle displacements close to glass and jamming transitions
  • Rut Besseling
04 Apr 2008 Amoebae anticipate periodic events
  • Laurence Wilson
28 Mar 2008 Coherent structures in monolayers of swimming particles
  • Davide Marenduzzo
14 Mar 2008 Importance of metastable states in the free energy landscapes of polypeptide chains
  • Rosalind Allen
07 Mar 2008 Morphological clues to wet granular pile stability
  • Kathryn White
29 Feb 2008 Magnetic monopoles in spin ice
  • Richard Blythe
22 Feb 2008 Three-dimensional super-resolution imaging by stochastic optical reconstruction microscopy
  • Job Thijssen
15 Feb 2008 Structural rearrangements that govern flow in colloidal glasses
  • Oliver Henrich
08 Feb 2008 Rotary protein motors
  • Ottavio Croze (University of Edinburgh)
01 Feb 2008 A single type of progenitor cell maintains the epidermis
  • Lawrence Mitchell
2007
30 Nov 2007 Two papers from the Department of Applied Physics at RMIT, Australia
  • Gary Bryant (University of Edinburgh)
23 Nov 2007 Metamaterial electromagnetic cloak at microwave frequencies
  • Oliver Henrich
16 Nov 2007 Two-dimensional nematic colloidal crystals self-assembled by topological defects
  • Tiffany Wood
09 Nov 2007 Chemotaxis of nonbiological colloidal rods
  • Rupert Nash
02 Nov 2007 Electrostatics at the oil-water interface, stability, and order in emulsions and colloids
  • Paul Clegg
26 Oct 2007 Self-assembly and cross-linking of bionanoparticles at liquid-liquid interfaces
  • Mike Cates
19 Oct 2007 Dynamical evolution of ecosystems
  • Amit Chattopadhyay (University of Edinburgh)
12 Oct 2007 Stochastic gene expression in fluctuating environments
  • Rosalind Allen
05 Oct 2007 Physical nature of bacterial cytoplasm
  • Wilson Poon
28 Sep 2007 Experimental and theoretical study of mitotic spindle orientation
  • Lawrence Mitchell
21 Sep 2007 Femtosecond time-delay X-ray holography
  • Job Thijssen
14 Sep 2007 Flows driven by flagella of multicellular organisms enhance long-range molecular transport
  • Davide Marenduzzo
07 Sep 2007 Self-motile colloidal particles: from directed propulsion to random walk
  • Kathryn White
31 Aug 2007 Chemotaxis in bacteria
  • Ottavio Croze (University of Edinburgh)
24 Aug 2007 Experimental free energy surface reconstruction from single-molecule force spectroscopy using Jarzynski's equality
  • Richard Blythe
17 Aug 2007 Measurement of effective temperatures in an aging colloidal glass
  • Laurence Wilson
22 Jun 2007 Soft lubrication
  • Alexander Morozov
15 Jun 2007 Hydra molecular network reaches criticality at the symmetry-breaking axis-defining moment
  • Rupert Nash
08 Jun 2007 Einstein relation generalized to nonequilibrium
  • Martin Evans
18 May 2007 Dissolution arrest and stability of armored bubbles
  • Mike Cates
11 May 2007 Propulsion of a molecular machine by asymmetric distribution of reaction products
  • Davide Marenduzzo
27 Apr 2007 Concentration dependence of the collective dynamics of swimming bacteria
  • Rut Besseling
30 Mar 2007 Optofluidic control using photothermal nanoparticles
  • Lucio Isa (University of Edinburgh)
23 Mar 2007 Sterol structure determines the separation of phases and the curvature of the liquid-ordered phase in model membranes
  • Zhijun Zhao (University of Edinburgh)
16 Mar 2007 Collective evolution and the genetic code
  • Richard Blythe
02 Mar 2007 Bistable bacterial growth rate in response to antibiotics with low membrane permeability
  • Rosalind Allen
23 Feb 2007 Quorum signal molecules as biosurfactants affecting swarming in Rhizobium etli
  • Wilson Poon
16 Feb 2007 Crossover from stretched to compressed exponential relaxations in a polymer-based sponge phase
  • Paul Clegg
09 Feb 2007 Nonequilibrium mechanics of active cytoskeletal networks
  • Laurence Wilson
02 Feb 2007 Escherichia coli swim on the right-hand side
  • Ottavio Croze (University of Edinburgh)
26 Jan 2007 An asymmetric model for water structure
  • Susie Allison (University of Edinburgh)
19 Jan 2007 Brownian motion near a liquid-like membrane
  • Danielle Van't Zand
12 Jan 2007 Shape selectivity in the assembly of lithographically designed colloidal particles
  • Kathryn White

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