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How do metals interact with DNA?

For a couple of decades, metal-containing drugs have been successfully used to fight against certain types of cancer. The lack of knowledge about the underlying molecular mechanisms slows down the search for new and more ...

dateMar 22, 2017 in Materials Science
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Researchers look for life's (lower) limits

When energy and nutrients abound, a bacterium will repair itself while synthesizing new parts to create a twin and then split, all as quickly as conditions allow. But if resources shrink, so does growth rate. The cell responds ...

dateFeb 06, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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