Among other design inspirations, the “ultimate non-stick coating” developed at McMaster University is based on the lotus leaf.
“What have you done for me lately?” So jokes biochemist Michael Behe, paraphrasing a question he often gets.
If you tried to build a pipe that had to rotate on its long axis while maintaining its angular shape, could you do better than this?
Get acquainted with another irreducibly complex molecular motor. This one is a master at unfolding proteins. Its method is ingenious.
New discoveries explore the astonishing efficiency of the cell’s rotary engine ATP synthase, and describe new roles for other motors that deliver ATP.