Looking to the sun to create hydrogen fuel

When Lawrence Livermore scientist Tadashi Ogitsu leased a hydrogen fuel-cell car in 2017, he knew that his daily commute would change forever. There are no greenhouse gases that come out of the tailpipe, just a bit of water ...

dateJan 18, 2018 in Materials Science
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A new, dynamic view of chromatin movements

In cells, proteins tightly package the long thread of DNA into pearl necklace-like complexes known as chromatin. Scientists at EPFL show for the first time how chromatin moves, answering longstanding questions about how its ...

dateJan 18, 2018 in Cell & Microbiology
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The early bits of life

How can life originate before DNA and genes? One possibility is that there are natural processes that lead to the organisation of simple physical objects such as small microcapsules that undergo rudimentary forms of interaction, ...

dateJan 18, 2018 in Biochemistry
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