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No humans required

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

By Dan Jones

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Where and when are different molecules contributing to the bending of the membrane? IMAGE: EMBL/A. Picco

Best of three worlds

Combining three different kinds of microscopy to determine how molecules move during endocytosis.

By Sonia Furtado Neves

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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 test

By Dan Jones

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Scanning electron micrograph of Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria, which cause TB.

Attack from all sides

Hamburg-led tuberculosis study demonstrates the power of collaboration.

By Rosemary Wilson

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How to crowdsource a paper

Tried and tested do's and don'ts of crowdsource writing.

By Sonia Furtado Neves

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A new way mice keep iron (purple) out of reach of pathogens. IMAGE FROM GUIDA et al. BLOOD 2015

The battle for iron

New way mice starve pathogens raises alternative approach to treatments for anaemia of chronic disease

By Sonia Furtado Neves

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The new method helps identify which mutations to a gene actually cause a disease. IMAGE FROM THORMAEHLEN ET AL.

Beyond sequencing

New microscopy-based method goes beyond gene sequencing, pinpointing the cause of disease.

By Sonia Furtado Neves

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Gene expression in 20 mammals

Why is a dolphin not a cat?

How repurposing non-coding elements in the genome gave rise to the great ‘mammalian radiation’.

By Mary Todd Bergman

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Barcoding enables scientists to search for epigenetics tags in many samples at once. IMAGE: MANUEL (CC BY 2.0)

Barcoding epigenetics

New Bar-ChIP method makes it easier to search for epigenetic marks in many samples at once

By Sonia Furtado Neves

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Building blocks TAF8 (blue), TAF10 (green) and TAF2 (not shown) form a module in the cytoplasm before entering the nucleus to form TFIID. IMAGE: EMBL/I.BERGER

Come together

First experimental proof that a key cellular machine forms by uniting pre-assembled modules.

By Sonia Furtado Neves

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