Howard Hughes Medical Institute researchers have deduced the structure of a molecule that orchestrates the early stages of protein synthesis.
Worms quickly learn to avoid smells associated with toxic foods.
Bacteria of different species share a common language, which some species can manipulate to confuse other bacteria.
Computers can predict the detailed structure of small proteins nearly as well as experimental methods, at least some of the time.
The regions of the brain that young, healthy people use when daydreaming are the same areas that fail in people who have Alzheimers disease.
Researchers may be on the verge of exploiting the vulnerabilities of a virus that causes cervical cancer, thanks to a newly developed technique that enables scientists to mass-produce human papillomavirus in the laboratory.
HHMI researchers have provided the first detailed look at the spine of amyloid, the abnormal protein filaments found in at least 20 devastating diseases, ranging from Alzheimer's to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
HHMI researchers have identified a brain pathway that plays an important role in making survival decisions.
HHMI researchers have published the first atomic picture of a molecule active that sprouts up on the surface of cancerous prostate cells.
An enzyme that helps cells dispose of unwanted proteins may actually protect against a class of inherited brain disorders.
The activation of wound-healing genes may be a powerful predictor of breast cancer survival.