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Building Blocks of Life May Have Formed in Water Droplets
Building Blocks of Life May Have Formed in Water Droplets
Ashley Yeager | Oct 23, 2017
Reactions that generate fundamental components of the cell run smoothly in microdroplets, study shows.
Researchers Identify Clue to Asymmetric Cell Division
Researchers Identify Clue to Asymmetric Cell Division
Shawna Williams | Sep 1, 2017
Phosphorylation of a surface protein on endosomes is key to the organelles’ uneven distribution in daughter cells.
Infographic: Why Not All Cell Divisions Are Equal
Infographic: Why Not All Cell Divisions Are Equal
Shawna Williams | Aug 31, 2017
Phosphorylation of a protein called Sara found on the surface of endosomes appears to be a key regulator of asymmetric splitting in fruit flies.
David Sabatini: Demystifying mTOR
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 1, 2012
Principal Investigator, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Age: 44
Impure Genius
Karen Hopkin | Feb 1, 2011
Lewis Cantley has made a career of turning chemical contaminants into groundbreaking discoveries—including novel lipids, potent inhibitors, and kinases involved in cancer.
Proteins Adorned
Amy Maxmen | Jan 1, 2011
Cracking the Secrets of Posttranslational Modifications