Science news articles about 'joanna aizenberg'

  • Physical chemist imitates structures found in nature

    ... ) -- As a graduate student, Harvard physical chemist Joanna Aizenberg acquired a passionate curiosity about — of all things — sponges. She particularly liked the ones made of glass ...
  • Researchers control the assembly of nanobristles into helical clusters

    ... for the mixing and transport of particles. Lead authors Joanna Aizenberg, Gordon McKay Professor of Materials ... (or handedness) of the wrapping of two or more strands. More broadly, Aizenberg and Mahadevan, who are both core members of the recently ...
  • Dental delight: Tooth of sea urchin shows formation of biominerals

    ... researcher Christopher Killian and biomineral expert Joanna Aizenberg of Harvard University, studied the tooth of the purple sea urchin. Gilbert adds that the same ...
  • Breaking the ice before it begins

    ... sprays, salt, and heating. A team led by Joanna Aizenberg, Amy Smith Berylson Professor ... for optimization," says Lidiya Mishchenko, a graduate student in Aizenberg's lab and first author of the paper. The use of such precisely ...
  • The physics of coffee rings

    ... from Colorado School of Mines and L. Mahadevan and Joanna Aizenberg from Harvard University have devised a predictive model that combines laboratory studies of microscopic glass ...
  • A pesky bacterial slime reveals its survival secrets

    ... infiltrate the colonies," says Epstein, who is a member of the laboratory of Joanna Aizenberg, Amy Smith Berylson Professor ... have revealed a previously undocumented phenomenon about biofilms," says Aizenberg. "The research should be an inspiring reminder that we have only scratched ...
  • Aizenberg named a director of Kavli Institute

    Biomaterials pioneer Joanna Aizenberg has been named a new director of the Kavli Institute for Bionanoscience and Technology ... pleased to take on a leadership role at KIBST,” said Aizenberg. “The Kavli Foundation has built a powerful, international ...
  • Plant offers slick strategy

    ... counterparts and provides a simple and versatile solution for liquid and solid repellency,” says principal investigator Joanna Aizenberg, Amy Smith Berylson Professor ...
  • Video: One of the Most Slippery Materials Ever

    ... oils on insects' feet. Lead researcher Joanna Aizenberg, a material scientist at Harvard, and her colleagues created an artificial version of the leaves surface ...
  • A new spin on antifreeze

    ... vessels, and the construction industry. The group, led by Joanna Aizenberg, Amy Smith Berylson Professor ... at high-humidity, frost-forming conditions," Aizenberg said. To combat this problem, the researchers recently invented ...
  • Smart materials get SMARTer

    ... on your skin," explains lead author Joanna Aizenberg, Amy Smith Berylson Professor ... . It's homeostasis, right down at the materials level," says Aizenberg. The researchers anticipate that with further refinement the technique ...
  • Giving slime the slip

    ... . In a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), lead co-authors Joanna Aizenberg, Alexander Epstein, and Tak-Sing Wong coated solid surfaces with an immobilized liquid ...
  • Fighting bacteria with mucus

    ... Kavanaugh, an MIT graduate student in biology; Joanna Aizenberg, a professor of materials science at Harvard University; and Kevin Foster, a professor of evolutionary biology ...
  • Two Harvard teams win energy grants

    ... at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), and Joanna Aizenberg, Amy Smith Berylson Professor of Materials Science at SEAS and a core faculty member ...
  • Bioinspired fibers change color when stretched

    ... that has been reported for thermally drawn fibers," says coauthor Joanna Aizenberg, Amy Smith Berylson Professor ... Science at Harvard SEAS, and Kolle's adviser. Aizenberg is also Director of the Kavli Institute for Bionano Science ...

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