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Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a well established technique to amplify specific sequences of a DNA strand in vitro. It enables researchers to produce millions of copies of a particular fragment of DNA within a short time for the subsequent detection, analysis and application by usual laboratory methods. Theoretically, a single molecule is sufficient for this approach, making PCR ...

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Many important equations of classical and modern physics are linear partial differential equations which describe quantities which continuously depend on space and time. Since 1990, mathematic-theoretic research has increasingly turned its attention to non-linear evolution equations. An important class here are reaction-diffusion equations which have important applications in biological and...

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Many important equations of classical and modern physics are linear partial differential equations which describe quantities which continuously depend on space and time. Since 1990, mathematic-theoretic research has increasingly turned its attention to non-linear evolution equations. An important class here are reaction-diffusion equations which have important applications in biological and...

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Many important equations of classical and modern physics are linear partial differential equations which describe quantities which continuously depend on space and time. Since 1990, mathematic-theoretic research has increasingly turned its attention to non-linear evolution equations. An important class here are reaction-diffusion equations which have important applications in biological and...

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In medicine, Magnetic Resonance Tomography (MRT) is an established procedure for non-invasive diagnostics. Due to the intrinsically low detection sensitivity, the high water content of the soft tissues is routinely used ...

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In January 2009 the new 7-tesla whole-body MRI scanner of the Berlin ultrahigh field facility at the Max-Delbrück-Centrum (MDC) für Molekulare Medizin in Berlin-Buch was handed over to the users. The facility, a joint venture of MDC, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) and PTB, is dedicated ...

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In X-ray mammography benign breast tumors are often classified as highly suspicious lesions. Therefore, new or additional imaging techniques are required which offer an improved differentiation ...

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