Melanin from Jurassic-era mollusk could lead to new tool for cancer diagnosis
Antibiotics 2.0: The atomic structure and mechanism of mammalian host-defense peptides
The road also taken: Alternative and hidden pathways in biological electron transfer
Into the breach: Transporting molecular cargo through algal cell walls
Scientists solve mystery of the eye
Where no lab has gone before: Single-Molecule Electrokinetic Traps
Researchers turn photons into work using DNA
'Smart' wound dressings could identify and destroy infection-causing bacteria
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How Did Evolution Begin?
Scientists stitch up photosynthetic megacomplex
When sunlight strikes a photosynthesizing organism, energy flashes between proteins just beneath its surface until it is trapped as separated electric charges. Improbable as it may seem these tiny hits of ...
Structure of bacterial nanowire protein hints at secrets of conduction (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Tiny electrical wires protrude from some bacteria and contribute to rock and dirt formation. Researchers studying the protein that makes up one such wire have determined the protein's structure. ...
Engineers develop new metabolic pathway to more efficiently convert sugars into biofuels
(Phys.org) —UCLA chemical engineering researchers have created a new synthetic metabolic pathway for breaking down glucose that could lead to a 50 percent increase in the production of biofuels.