Archive: 29/05/2008

The structure of XPD sheds light on cancer and aging

The protein XPD is one component of an essential repair mechanism that maintains the integrity of DNA. XPD is unique, however, in that pinpoint mutations of this single protein are responsible for three different human diseases: ...

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A Molecular 'Salve' to Soothe Surface Stresses

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have shown for the first time that a single layer of molecular “salve” can significantly soothe the stresses affecting clean metal surfaces. The discovery, ...

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