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Intracellular Spirals

By | December 1, 2013

Membrane twists connect stacked endoplasmic reticulum sheets.

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Waking Cancer Cells

By | December 1, 2012

A protein called Coco rouses dormant breast cancer cells in the lung.

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Viral Skeleton

By | November 1, 2012

A newly discovered family of tubulins—members of the cytoskeleton—encoded by bacteriophages plays a role in arranging the location of DNA within virus’s bacterial host.

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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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Motor Lock

By | January 1, 2012

Editor’s choice in structural biology

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Piggyback Pathogen

By | September 1, 2011

Editor’s Choice in Immunology

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An Eyeful of RNA

By | August 1, 2011

Editor's Choice in Physiology

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The Ninefold Ring

By | July 1, 2011

Editor’s Choice in Structural Biology

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An Insoluble Problem?

By | May 26, 2011

The challenges of crystallizing membrane proteins—and how they’re being overcome.

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The Heart of the Matter

By | April 1, 2011

Are miRNAs useful for tracking and treating cardiovascular disease?

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