Shining light on the radical production of DNA building blocks

Despite its fundamental role in biology and extensive studies over half a century, many aspects of how DNA's building blocks are formed remain unclear. Now, an international team of scientists has revealed valuable details ...

Increase in forest fires may damage the crucial ozone layer

All particles that reach the atmosphere cause different chemical reactions. Particles come partly from natural sources such as volcanic eruptions and forest fires, and partly from pollution and emissions. Aerosol researcher ...

How a single enzyme unleashes a complex DNA repair process

Our DNA is constantly exposed to damaging factors that can lead to aging and age-related diseases such as cancer. PARP1 is an important enzyme that facilitates the response to DNA damage by attaching chemical groups called ...

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