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DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Molecular Velcro

Caption: Antibody-inspired "molecular Velcro" designed at Berkeley Lab could lead to a new class of biosensors. Researchers took cues from the architecture of a natural antibody (left) in designing a new material that resembles tiny sheets of Velcro (right).

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