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Did comets kick-start life on Earth?

The origins of life on Earth are still shrouded in mystery. One compelling possibility is that comets delivered the building blocks for life eons ago.

dateNov 23, 2016 in Other
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Nylon fibers made to flex like muscles

Artificial muscles—materials that contract and expand somewhat like muscle fibers do—can have many applications, from robotics to components in the automobile and aviation industries. Now, MIT researchers have come up ...

dateNov 23, 2016 in Materials Science
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