Biomedical

Hydrogel material flexes its muscles

HydrogelMaterialFlexesItsMuscles
Material that increases in strength in response to mechanical stress could be used to make fatigue-free structures for a host of industrial applications

Hachimoji DNA doubles the genetic code

HachimojiDNADoublesTheGeneticCode
“Alien” DNA will be important for future synthetic biology applications and expands the range of molecular structures that might be capable of supporting life