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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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