tensegrity

The hypothesis that cells can behave like structures in which shape results from balancing tensile and hydrostatic forces.

Tensegrity

The term tensegrity was coined by Buckminster Fuller in the 1960s as a portmanteau of `tensional integrity`. The other denomination of tensegrity, floating compression, was used mainly by Kenneth Snelson. Tensegrity as `The Architecture of Life` is an idea developed by Donald E. Ingber, explained in a January 1998 article in Scientific America...
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tensegrity

<cell biology> The hypothesis that cells can behave like structures in which shape results from balancing tensile and hydrostatic forces. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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Tensegrity

[Castaneda] Tensegrity is a term used by Carlos Castaneda to refer to the modern form of the way of being taught to him by his teacher Don Juan Matus, and includes some movements called magical passes (positions of body and breath) that he said were developed by indigenous peoples of the Americas who lived in Mexico in times prior to the Sp...
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