Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Emergent behavior lets bubbles 'sense' environment

Tiny, soapy bubbles can reorganize their membranes to let material flow in and out in response to the surrounding environment, according to researchers. This behavior could be exploited in creating microbubbles that deliver drugs or other payloads inside the body -- and could help us understand how the very first living cells on Earth might have survived billions of years ago.



from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/1oUvXd5

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