Dates for you diary
Quite a lot of people have been asking when the exhibition is going to be so here are the dates for your diary: Tuesday 3rd July 2012 - Sunday 8th July 2012 Looking forward to seeing you in London! In the meantime why not check out photos from previous years here.
Wow! How? 2012
The Mini Motors team had a great time at Wow! How? 2012 on Saturday. We got to try out some of our hands on demonstrations for the first time in the beautiful surroundings of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. You can see some photos of our stall here, here and here, and lots more photos of the day here. (See if you can spot the other Summer Science Exhibition team!) Apparently...
Motor proteins such as kinesins or dyneins carry cargoes along microtubules within the cell. A microtubule is built from αβ tubulin dimers, and its structure allows the two ends, called the + and – ends, to be distinguished: β-tubulin is exposed at the + end and α-tubulin is exposed at the - end. The local structure of a microtubule controls the direction that the motor takes. Kinesin and dyneins...
self-assembly: Second try at lego self-assembly, larger bricks and stronger interactions. You can find the first try here.