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Researchers have successfully combined computer modeling and experimental results in folding studies for small proteins

Researchers have successfully combined computer modeling and experimental results in folding studies for small proteins

New insights that advance the current model of protein motility and muscle contraction

New insights that advance the current model of protein motility and muscle contraction

Fruit fly discovery could lead to a completely new approach to tackling some cancers

Fruit fly discovery could lead to a completely new approach to tackling some cancers

Determining levels of homocysteine may be one way to intervene in mild cognitive deficit early in the adult life-cycle

Determining levels of homocysteine may be one way to intervene in mild cognitive deficit early in the adult life-cycle

Set of simple "rules" that nature appears to use to design proteins

Set of simple "rules" that nature appears to use to design proteins

Scientists eventually may be able to determine the structure of proteins from their genomic sequences

Scientists eventually may be able to determine the structure of proteins from their genomic sequences

Possible molecular origin of at least nine human diseases of nervous system degeneration

Possible molecular origin of at least nine human diseases of nervous system degeneration

Simple organism can produce 10 trillion varieties of a single protein

Simple organism can produce 10 trillion varieties of a single protein

Possible new target for treating obesity and diabetes

Possible new target for treating obesity and diabetes

New study dispels role of B vitamins in preventing heart attacks

New study dispels role of B vitamins in preventing heart attacks

Vitamin B may do more harm than good in heart attack patients

Vitamin B may do more harm than good in heart attack patients

Domantis successful in patent opposition

Domantis successful in patent opposition

African-American women with mitochondrial DNA variant are at increased risk of breast cancer

African-American women with mitochondrial DNA variant are at increased risk of breast cancer

Blocking Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS) with anticancer drugs

Blocking Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS) with anticancer drugs

Drugs known as farnesyltransferase inhibitors (FTIs) may hold promise for premature aging disorder

Drugs known as farnesyltransferase inhibitors (FTIs) may hold promise for premature aging disorder

5-year-old British autistic boy dies after alternative therapy in U.S.

5-year-old British autistic boy dies after alternative therapy in U.S.

Ataxin-1 affects the development of the nervous system

Ataxin-1 affects the development of the nervous system

Greatest challenge for parents is the balance between homework, sports, music and sleep

Greatest challenge for parents is the balance between homework, sports, music and sleep

Protein p53 is the "guardian" of our genome

Protein p53 is the "guardian" of our genome

Primordial soup where life began on earth was hot and not cold

Primordial soup where life began on earth was hot and not cold