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Domain atrophy

Are protein domains indivisible?

New research shows that some proteins domains can function even with big parts missing.

By Mary Todd Bergman

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Destined for the brain

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

By Dan Jones

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Taking out the trash

Unveiling the shape of... the 'molecular bin man' – cryoEM helps reveals p62 polymer in 3D.

By Dan Jones

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Destination collaboration

Stanford University biophysicist KC Huang on his collaboration with the Typas group in Heidelberg.

By Adam Gristwood

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When microbes feed each other

Cooperate or compete? Microbes show us that getting along is the better choice for communities.

By Anne Korn

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Element of surprise

Radiocarbon studies are helping researchers shine light on how neurons stay stable yet adaptable.

By Claire Ainsworth

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How cells have got molecules surrounded

Ground-breaking microscopy technique gives unprecedented insight into endocytosis.

By Isabelle Kling

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Nature Biotechnology, DOI: 10.1038/nbt.3209

Towards an expression atlas for an entire brain

New single-cell genomics techniques bring ‘omics to evolution and development research.

By Mary Todd Bergman

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Bypassing errors

Coin toss inspires CorMap: a new statistical test that sidesteps need for error estimation.

By Rosemary Wilson

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Team spirit in the genome

Go Team Genome! New method reveals genetic teamwork in drosophila genome.

By Dan Jones

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