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The strength of a protein-based materials like spider silk lies in the specific geometric configuration of structural proteins, which have small clusters of weak hydrogen bonds that work cooperatively to resist force and dissipate energy...
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Marine microbes — though invisible to the naked eye — perform functions that are vital for the health of the ocean. With no vision or hearing, they navigate their environment by following chemical signals. One of these chemicals, DMSP, e...
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Energy-efficient salps swim and forage. To find out more, read a news release at http://cee.mit.edu/news/releases/2010/salp . Video courtesy of Roman Stocker of the MIT Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Kelly Rakow Su...
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Two wood boards are connected by a hinge. A small cup is mounted near one end of the upper board with a tee for a ball on the end. The board is lifted to a certain height, and when released the ball ends up in the plastic cup. This sh...
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This is our second test drive of the new Cap Kart. The first run ended similarly to the first test drive: with a dead MOSFET in the controller. This time we came prepared with a field soldering kit and a less volatile replacement FET. Af...
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Session 5: Terrorism and the challenge to secularism and rule of law Chair and Discussant: Omar Khalidi, MIT 3:20-3:35PM “Terrorism and the challenge of advocacy for Human Rights” Meenakshi Ganguly,Human Rights Watch, Mumbai 3:...
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Session 3: Countering Violence: Assessing Police Performance Chair and Discussant: R.K. Raghavan 12:00-12:15AM “Dynamics of Security Sector Performance,” Omar Khalidi, MIT 12:15-12:30PM “Police Performance: An Insider’s Experien...
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Session 1: Secularism and the State: Changing Contours Chair & Discussant: Ornit Shani, University of Haifa 9:00-9:15AM “Secular Subjects: Refugees, Minorities and the Citizenship Act of 1955,” Haimanti Roy, MIT 9:15-9:30AM “No...
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