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Mussels Help Create Artificial Tendons
2013-07-24 11:54:52

Researchers have discovered precisely why mussels are able to stick to slick surfaces so well, and it may lead to the creation of a wide array of artificial .

2011-09-14 22:11:45

Researchers at MIT and Carnegie Mellon University are using both civil engineering and bioengineering approaches to study the behavior of a protein associated with progeria, a rare disorder in children that causes extremely rapid aging and usually ends in death from cardiovascular disease before age 16.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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