Why icicles are rippled

Winter is coming to an end; the last nights of below zero temperatures are here. In the morning, one still spots the occasional icicle on

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Chains of liquid

Pour coffee into a mug and you might notice that the water cascading from the jug resembles droplets linked in a chain. Such oscillating “waterfalls”

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BioPM Posterprize for Nico Schramma

PhD student Nico Schramma wins the first price of the BioPM Posterawards during the NWO Biophysics conference in Veldhoven with his poster entitled “Collective chloroplast

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