Thomas Steitz, Biologist and X-Ray Crystallographer, Dies
Thomas Steitz, Biologist and X-Ray Crystallographer, Dies
Steitz determined the atomic structure of the ribosome, work for which he won the 2009 Nobel Prize in chemistry.
Thomas Steitz, Biologist and X-Ray Crystallographer, Dies
Thomas Steitz, Biologist and X-Ray Crystallographer, Dies

Steitz determined the atomic structure of the ribosome, work for which he won the 2009 Nobel Prize in chemistry.

Steitz determined the atomic structure of the ribosome, work for which he won the 2009 Nobel Prize in chemistry.

x-ray crystallography
Crystallography Innovator Dies
Crystallography Innovator Dies
Kerry Grens | Jun 26, 2017
Philip Coppens, who developed photocrystallography, has passed away at age 86.
Doors and Pores
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Mary Beth Aberlin | Dec 1, 2016
The awesome architecture of the gateways to the nucleus
Zooming In on an Antidepressant Target
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Ruth Williams | Apr 6, 2016
Structural studies reveal how SSRI drugs bind to the human serotonin transporter.
Crystal Unclear
Crystal Unclear
Tracy Vence | Oct 15, 2015
A behind-the-scenes look at how researchers solved the high-resolution crystal structure of the nucleosome core particle raises the age-old question of assigning credit in science.
Renowned Molecular Biologist Dies
Renowned Molecular Biologist Dies
Kerry Grens | May 6, 2015
Alexander Rich, discoverer of Z-DNA, the RNA-DNA double helix, and the structure of collagen, has passed away at age 90.
Mitochondrial Enzyme Detailed
Mitochondrial Enzyme Detailed
Jef Akst | Jan 9, 2015
Researchers reveal clues regarding how an ancient mitochondrial enzyme helps maintain healthy cells across the tree of life.
The Year of Crystallography
The Year of Crystallography
Kerry Grens | Feb 11, 2014
UNESCO highlights accomplishments in crystallography in a year-long celebration in 2014.  
HIV Structural Studies Undermine Prior Work
HIV Structural Studies Undermine Prior Work
Bob Grant | Nov 4, 2013
New research on the structure of the surface protein the virus uses to infiltrate human cells clashes with an earlier paper’s findings, causing some scientists to call for a retraction.
Father of Crystallography Dies
Father of Crystallography Dies
Jeffrey Denoncourt | Jun 17, 2013
Nobel Laureate Jerome Karle has passed away at age 94.