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Mechanisms of Music Therapy
Elizabeth Stegemöller | Feb 28, 2017
Music therapy has been successful in treating a variety of diseases and disorders, but to date, little is known about the mechanisms underlying its effects.
Infographic: The Cost of Drug Development
John D. Loike and Jennifer Miller | Feb 1, 2017
Expensive clinical trials and few drug approvals can drive up drug prices for consumers.
Infographic: Modeling Molecules’ Receptor Binding
Ruth Williams | Jan 31, 2017
A software upgrade follows ligands step-wise into their binding sites on receptors.
Infographic: Plant Methylation Basics
Jef Akst | Jan 31, 2017
Multiple molecular mechanisms keep plant DNA methylation in order.
Infographic: Cross-Kingdom RNAi
Kerry Grens | Jan 31, 2017
Evidence from laboratory studies of plants and their fungal pathogens indicates that both parties can fling RNAs back and forth into the other’s cells.
Infographic: Following the Force
Ning Wang | Jan 31, 2017
Physical forces propagate from the outside of cells inward and vice versa.
Infographic: Dual-Purpose Photoreceptor
Ben Andrew Henry | Jan 31, 2017
See how different environmental conditions affect the activity of a molecule sensitive to both light and temperature.
Infographic: Advancing Forensic Science
Bob Grant | Dec 31, 2016
Forensic scientists have been using rudimentary molecular techniques for decades. But advanced forensic anthropology technologies and
methods are just now coming to the fore in some investigations.
Infographic: Using Gene Drive to Control Malaria
Tony Nolan and Andrea Crisanti | Dec 31, 2016
For years, researchers have looked to genetically modify mosquitoes to prevent the spread of malaria. Now they have a promising strategy.
Infographic: Repurposing Strategies
Anna Azvolinsky | Dec 31, 2016
Novel uses for existing and failed drugs may save companies time and money in bringing new therapeutics to market.