A skeletal building structure is a steel frame that is built to support a large building or skyscraper. The structure consists of metal beams forming vertical columns crossed with steel girders for stability. More » Science Human Anatomy Bones

The protein-building structures contained in all cells are ribosomes. Thousands of these structures are present in cells, with more present in cells that make lots of proteins. Ribosomes take the genetic message of DNA a... More » Science Biology Cells

A mass structure is a structure that is made by combining similar materials into a certain shape or design. Mountains are an example of a natural mass structure, and brick walls are an example of a man-made mass structur... More » Science Physics
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