Predicting sequence from structure

The binding interface between a peptide and its Bcl-2 protein target is composed of common structural motifs known as TERMs. Image: Sebastian Swanson and Avi Singer Predicting sequence from structure Researchers have devised a faster, more efficient way to design ...

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Tampering with the Brakes

Tampering with the Brakes UCSB neuroscientist Karen Szumlinski uncovers an unlikely ‘brake’ mechanism that helps to modulate overdrinking By Sonia Fernandez We’ve all seen these people. Maybe at one point in time we’ve actually been these people: messy, falling-down drunk, ...

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‘Old’ sperm produces healthier offspring

‘Old’ sperm produces healthier offspring Sperm that live for longer before fertilising an egg produce healthier offspring – according to new research from Uppsala University and University of East Anglia, Great Britain. New research published today shows that longer-lived sperm ...

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J-WAFS grants advance sustainable agriculture

J-WAFS commercialization grants are supporting two MIT research teams developing technologies to make current agricultural practices more sustainable. Photo: MIT Tata Center J-WAFS grants advance sustainable agriculture Two new J-WAFS Solutions commercialization grants will support novel technologies that aim to ...

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