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Biotechnology

A new spin on DNA

DNA origami joins forces with molecular motors to build nanoscale machinesCredit: Pallav Kosuri/Zhuang Lab/Harvard University Every year, robots get more and more life-like. Solar-powered bees fly on lithe wings, humanoids stick backflips,…

The physiology of survival

For bacteria, the neighbors co-determine which cell dies firstCredit: Andreas Heddergott / TUM Bacteria do not simply perish in hunger phases fortuitously; rather, the surrounding cells have a say as well. A research team from the…