Archive: 05/12/2008

Seeing Alzheimer's amyloids

In an important step toward demystifying the role protein clumps play in the development of neurodegenerative disease, researchers have created a stunning three-dimensional picture of an Alzheimer’s peptide ...

May 12, 2008 4.6 / 5 (16) 0

What's the difference between a human and a fruit fly?

Fruit flies are dramatically different from humans not in their number of genes, but in the number of protein interactions in their bodies, according to scientists who have developed a new way of estimating the total number ...

May 12, 2008 4.8 / 5 (9) 0