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AggieSat4 scheduled to deploy from ISS

The AggieSat4 (AGS4) satellite carrying Bevo-2 will be unpacked and assembled aboard the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday (Jan. 27), and released into outer space on Friday (Jan. 29). AggieSat4 launched from ...

dateJan 27, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Physicists tease out twisted torques of DNA

Like an impossibly twisted telephone cord, DNA, the molecule that encodes genetic information, also often finds itself twisted into coils. This twisting, called supercoiling, is caused by enzymes that travel along DNA's helical ...

dateJun 28, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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