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Q&A: Biophysics

What does a physicist do in a biology lab?

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Q&A. PHOTO: Leo Reynolds (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Physicists Serge Dmitrieff and Hervé Turlier, both postdoctoral fellows in the Nédélec Group, discuss how the “physical perspective” brings new insights to the biology bench.

Tags: Biophysics, Careers, Q&A

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