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    Blowing bubbles to study living material


    Crosby, Alfred J. and McManus, Jennifer J. (2011) Blowing bubbles to study living material. Physics Today, 64 (2). pp. 62-63. ISSN 1744-683X

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    Abstract

    Cavitation rheology measures the pressure at which a bubble blown in soft material suddenly expands rapidly. It is gentle enough to allow stiffness measurements of biological materials in vivo.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Cavitation rheology; soft tissue; stem cells; tissue engineering;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Chemistry
    Item ID: 2526
    Depositing User: Jennifer McManus
    Date Deposited: 10 May 2011 14:54
    Journal or Publication Title: Physics Today
    Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
    Refereed: Yes
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