Archive: 04/17/2007

Give it time, and sleep

Researchers at McGill University and Harvard Medical School have established a direct link between sleep and improved relational memory function. Their study is published today in the April 16 online edition of Proceedings of ...

Apr 17, 2007 4.2 / 5 (5) 0

Biologists prove critical step in membrane fusion

Cells constantly swap cargo bound in vesicles, miniscule membrane-enclosed packages of proteins and other chemicals. Before the swap can take place, the vesicle membrane must fuse with another membrane, creating channels ...

Apr 17, 2007 4.9 / 5 (7) 0

Researchers 'hammer' proteins

A team of chemists, led by an ASU professor, has come up with an elegant method for cutting proteins into more manageable pieces for analysis. The method, which uses industrial fillers commonly found in paint and light, could ...

Apr 17, 2007 5 / 5 (2) 0