News tagged with strength

Researchers unravel mysteries of spider silk

(—Scientists at Arizona State University are celebrating their recent success on the path to understanding what makes the fiber that spiders spin – weight for weight - at least five times as strong as piano wire. ...

dateJan 27, 2013 in Materials Science
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Personalities influence workforce planning

What if factory foremen treated their workers less like the machines they operate, and more like people, with personality strengths and differences? Surely the workers would benefit, but might the employers also see positive ...

dateNov 26, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Sleeping for science: What can we learn?

(—Why are 12 volunteers about to spend 21 days in bed, lying with their heads tilted below the horizontal? Their experience will help to understand and address changes in astronauts' bodies in space as well as ...

dateNov 13, 2012 in Space Exploration
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