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Inventing a new kind of matter

Imagine a liquid that could move on its own. No need for human effort or the pull of gravity. You could put it in a container flat on a table, not touch it in any way, and it would still flow.

dateMar 24, 2017 in Soft Matter
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Bionanomachines: Proteins as resistance fighters

(PhysOrg.com) -- Friction limits the speed and efficiency of macroscopic engines. Is this also true for nanomachines? A Dresden research team used laser tweezers to measure the friction between a single motor protein molecule ...

dateAug 14, 2009 in Biotechnology
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Dartmouth researchers find new protein function

A group of Dartmouth researchers has found a new function for one of the proteins involved with chromosome segregation during cell division. Their finding adds to the growing knowledge about the fundamental workings of cells, ...

dateJan 09, 2009 in
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