Archive: 09/6/2007

Scientists Engineer 'Pumped-Up' Materials

Robots with 'roid rage? Responsive prosthetics leading to the Six Million Dollar Man or the Bionic Woman? North Carolina State University scientists have devised new materials that aim to put some serious muscle behind robots ...

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Core tenets of the 'histone code' are universal

In one of biology’s most impressive engineering feats, specialized proteins called histones package some six-and-a-half feet of human DNA into a nucleus that averages just five microns in diameter.

Sep 06, 2007 4.5 / 5 (11) 0