Proteins in nerve cells function like shock absorbers that protect the cells from mechanical stress.
[Physics] Published Thu Sep 29, 2016
The DIRAC collaboration at CERN reports the first statistically significant observation of an atom formed from a ???? meson and a K meson. [Physics] Published Thu Sep 08, 2016
A new model shows that tissue growth is crucial for explaining the formation of hierarchical and optimized vascular networks, such as those seen in plants and animals. [Physics] Published Thu Sep 22, 2016
Researchers characterize the rotational jiggling of an optically levitated nanoparticle, showing how this motion could be cooled to its quantum ground state. [Physics] Published Thu Sep 15, 2016
A new scientific study conducted by a team of leading geneticists has characterized how cells know when to stop translating DNA into proteins, a critical step in maintaining healthy protein levels and cell function.