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Dan Jones

Dan Jones, a freelance science journalist living in Brighton, UK, writes about everything from archaeology to viruses. He once interviewed a Druid among the sarsens of Stonehenge.

dan.jones@multipledrafts.com

Articles by Dan Jones

Colorised scanning electron micrograph of red blood cell infected with malaria parasites (blue); uninfected cells with a smooth red surface. IMAGE: (CC BY 2.0)

Mapping malaria

First detailed atlas of start points for genes expression in malaria-causing…

By Dan Jones

Science

Checkpoint architecture

A nuclear pore riddle: how can you use the same number of pieces to form two rings that fit inside each…

By Dan Jones

Science

The genome in the cloud

Jan Korbel and colleagues publish commentary on risks and rewards of genome cloud…

By Dan Jones

Science

Destined for the brain

Not all embryonic macrophages are the same, and only some are destined to become…

By Dan Jones

Science

Taking out the trash

Unveiling the shape of... the 'molecular bin man' – cryoEM helps reveals p62 polymer in…

By Dan Jones

Science

Team spirit in the genome

Go Team Genome! New method reveals genetic teamwork in drosophila…

By Dan Jones

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No humans required

New fully automated technique enables scientists to chart complex protein networks in living…

By Dan Jones

Science

The team used computer simulations to investigate the mitotic spindle's strength. IMAGE: EMBL/F. NÉDÉLEC

Under pressure

How strong does a spindle need to be? Videos put cell’s chromosome-separating machinery to the…

By Dan Jones

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How to fix a cellular powerhouse

Compound that can restore the function of poorly working mitochondria, with therapeutic…

By Dan Jones

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Chain reactions

Scientists determine the structure of auxin response factors: daisy-chains that regulate gene…

By Dan Jones

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HIV: hacking, immaturity and viruses

High-resolution structure reveals crucial interactions for HIV…

By Dan Jones

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First, catch your DNA

DNA-coralling protein complex in an unexpected…

By Dan Jones

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