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Muscle Fibers Shift Into High Gear

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Science  26 Jan 2007:
Vol. 315, Issue 5811, pp. 456
DOI: 10.1126/science.315.5811.456b

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PHOENIX, ARIZONA-- Biomechanists at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology meeting, held here from 3 to 7 January, showed that as certain muscles contract, they vary their shape to balance the need for speed and force. (Read more.)