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Private Japanese lunar craft Hakuto-R crashes on landing – Physics World

Private Japanese lunar craft Hakuto-R crashes...

Global database reveals large gaps in our knowledge of four-footed animals

Researchers developed TetrapodTraits -- a global...

Biochemistry

A new material derived from graphene improves the performance of neuroprostheses

Neuroprostheses allow the nervous system of a patient who has suffered an injury to connect with mechanical devices that replace paralyzed or amputated...

Opening the right doors: ‘Jumping gene’ control mechanisms revealed

International joint research led by Akihisa Osakabe and Yoshimasa Takizawa of the University of Tokyo has clarified the molecular mechanisms in thale cresses...

Turn-on protein switches for controlling actin binding in cells

Engineering CASTs to control F-actin bindingNative ABM sequences spontaneously adopt active conformations that engage with F-actin (Fig. 1). Recently solved Cryo-EM structures for the...

Implantable LED device uses light to treat deep-seated cancers

Certain types of light have proven to be an effective, minimally invasive treatment for cancers located on or near the skin when combined...

Atlas of proteins reveals inner workings of cells

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have developed an atlas of proteins describing how they behave inside human cells. This tool could be...

Herbidomicins, two pairs of polyketide tautomers produced by an actinomycete of the genus Herbidospora

Barka EA, Vatsa P, Sanchez L, Gaveau-Vaillant N, Jacquard C, Meier-Kolthoff JP, et al. Taxonomy, physiology, and natural products of actinobacteria. Microbiol Mol...

Moving from the visible to the infrared: Developing high quality nanocrystals

Awarded the 2023 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, quantum dots have a wide variety of applications ranging from displays and LED lights to chemical...

New one-step method to make multiple edits to a cell’s genome

Genome editing has become a widely adopted technology to modify DNA in cells, allowing scientists to study diseases in the lab and develop...

FAM122A ensures cell cycle interphase progression and checkpoint control by inhibiting B55α/PP2A through helical motifs

A filtered proteome-wide search identifies FAM122A as a potential SLiM-containing PP2A/B55α interactorUsing extensive mutational analysis and competition assays, we have previously defined the...

New bio-based tool quickly detects concerning coronavirus variants

Cornell University researchers have developed a bioelectric device that can detect and classify new variants of coronavirus to identify those that are most...

Do genes-in-pieces code for proteins that fold in pieces?

A new study led by Rice University's Peter Wolynes offers new insights into the evolution of foldable proteins. The research was published in...
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