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2009-10-22 14:29:21

Trying to understand the complex workings of a biological cell by teasing out the function of every molecule within it is a daunting task.

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2008-10-03 13:22:05

Engineers long have known that great ideas can be lifted from Mother Nature, but a new paper* by researchers at Yale University and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) takes it to a cellular level.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.