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Nuclear Pore QA

By | December 1, 2014

A known membrane-remodeling complex earns a newly identified role as a quality-assurance director during the assembly of nuclear pores.

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Avoiding Salt

By | January 1, 2014

In a newly identified tropism, plant roots steer clear of salinity.

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Flexible Cells

By | September 1, 2013

When stretched, lung cells signal to each other by releasing ATP.

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Smurf-y Old Age

By | April 1, 2013

Flies turning blue help researchers link the deterioration of the intestinal barrier to age-related death.

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DNA, Contortionist

By | August 1, 2012

The DNA forms known as G-quadruplexes are finally discovered in human cells.

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Growing Human Eggs

By | June 1, 2012

Germline stem cells discovered in human ovaries can be cultured into fresh eggs.

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Give Me a Hug

By | February 1, 2012

Editor's choice in cell biology

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An Eyeful of RNA

By | August 1, 2011

Editor's Choice in Physiology

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Plant Cells and Soap Bubbles

By | August 1, 2011

Editor’s Choice in Plant Biology

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The Ninefold Ring

By | July 1, 2011

Editor’s Choice in Structural Biology

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