Multiscale Physics of Muscle

X-ray diffraction through living muscle

How does the action of millions of molecular motors enable muscle, nature’s most versatile material, to power movement? Actin (blue) ...
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How temperature makes moth muscle bifunctional.

Temperature is one of the most important variables affecting an animal’s physiology. Animal’s thermoregulate in a variety of ways from ...
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Precision phase control in flight muscles

The established perspective of flight control in insects holds that their remarkable maneuverability arises from neural modulation of relatively small ...
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An intact-limb workloop reveals how cockroach muscle changes function

Intact-joint workloop preparation for examining muscle function in situ to reveal how neural feedback combines with mechanics to change how ...
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