Aug 11, 2009

Parts for biomachines

The re-definition of biological systems as machines continues in the press and scholarly publications (Scientists Use Curvy DNA to Build Molecular Parts - NYTimes.com):
You can’t build a machine without parts. That’s true for large machines like engines and pumps, and it’s true for the tiniest machines, the kind that scientists want to build on the scale of molecules to do work inside the body.