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Relaxation Helps Pack DNA More Easily Into A Virus
2014-05-27 03:52:42

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have found that DNA packs more easily into the tight confines of a virus when given a chance to relax

Novel Approach To Measuring Surface Properties With New NIST Nanoscale Indenter
2013-07-24 09:48:17

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of North Carolina have demonstrated a new design for an instrument, a "instrumented nanoscale indenter," that makes sensitive measurements of the mechanical properties of thin films -- ranging from auto body coatings to microelectronic devices -- and biomaterials.


Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.