self-booting


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self-booting

Automatically loading the operating system when the power is turned on.
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A research team at the University of Washington has harnessed complex computational methods to design customized proteins that can self-assemble into 120-subunit icosahedral structures inside living cellsthe biggest, self-booting, intracellular protein nanocages ever made.
Developed by Darik Horn, this is a self-contained application which is designed to be distributed as self-booting floppies or CDs.
4Gb and includes new features such as an automatic self-booting diskette for easier use.