biomechanics

Solving a DNA Mystery

by University of California - Santa Barbara
Exposure to enzymes causes peculiar response in liquid droplets formed by DNA; new study explains mechanisms behind it

A Mechanical Way to Stimulate Neurons

by Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Magnetic nanodiscs can be activated by an external magnetic field, providing a research tool for studying neural responses

A 3D-Printable Material That Mimics Biological Tissues

by University of Colorado Denver
University of Colorado scientists are the first to 3D print a complex, porous lattice structure using liquid crystal elastomers, creating devices that can finally mimic biological tissues