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Nobel-Winning Biochemist Paul Boyer Dies
Shawna Williams | Jun 7, 2018
The UCLA researcher was lauded for figuring out how ATP synthase works.
Fish Smell ATP to Find Food
Sandhya Sekar | Sep 1, 2017
Sensory neurons in the tip of the zebrafish nose respond to molecular signals released from food sources.
Anna Azvolinsky | May 1, 2014
An optical reporter quantitatively measures the ATP demands of presynaptic neurons.
Elusive Receptor ID’d
Kerry Grens | Apr 1, 2014
Scientists identify an extracellular ATP receptor in plants.
Kate Yandell | Sep 1, 2013
When stretched, lung cells signal to each other by releasing ATP.
Puncturing the Myth
Geoffrey Burnstock | Sep 1, 2011
Purinergic signaling, not mystical energy, may explain how acupuncture works.
Nobelists Beat Adversity To Advance Science
Paul Smaglik | Dec 8, 1997
The recipients of the 1997 Nobel Prizes in science, who will receive their awards on December 10, have traveled the vigorous intellectual journey of science.