7 Feb 2022 - 11:33
Astrocytes (meaning ‘star-cells’) have a unique morphology. While the internal structure is star-like, tiny protrusions of the cell form a cloud-like region that surround all nearby synapses – the...
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31 Jan 2022 - 16:41
The hydrogel blocks disassembled when a second longer DNA strand was added that was a stronger match. The second strand therefore disrupted the bonding between the two DNA strands holding the blocks...
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31 Jan 2022 - 16:35
The hydrogel blocks were able to group themselves by color due to matching strands of DNA on their surface. This image was used in the press release, "...
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31 Jan 2022 - 16:32
The red and green hydrogel blocks were able to stick to each other due to base pairing between the matching strands of DNA on their surface. This image was used in the press release "...
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31 Jan 2022 - 16:29
Base pairing is a very specific process which can be used to design matching strands.
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25 Jan 2022 - 16:45
In the crystal structure of a metal halide perovskite, halide ions (small green balls) create an octahedral shape (pink) around a metal atom (dark red ball). In the middle of a group of four...
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17 Dec 2021 - 11:45
Salivary kallikreins, like those found in mice, humans, and venomous mammals like shrews and solenodons, are closely related to toxic serine protease kallikreins found in venomous snakes. This image...
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14 Dec 2021 - 11:02
The nano-car, published in Nature, is a molecular motor that uses rotational motion of the wheels to move a larger molecule across a surface.
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15 Oct 2021 - 11:44
In a new study published in iScience, researchers created mutant mice without XRN1 in the forebrain. XRN1 is a protein that plays a crucial role in degrading mRNA. The scientists found that...
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5 Oct 2021 - 16:36
DNA analysis looking at small changes throughout the whole genome sorted the Lentipes gobies into four different lineages that corresponded to the color pattern of the males. The grey, unfilled...
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17 Sep 2021 - 11:36
The swirls and eddies in turbulent flows occur at a wide range of scales. This figure appeared in the press release "...
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10 Sep 2021 - 11:16
When chlorine is incorporated in the perovskite crystal structure, the surface of the perovskite layer is depressed. This is due to chlorine’s smaller size, leading to a difference in height between...
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