DNA Proves Its Potential The electrical conductivity of an individual DNA molecule can be measured by wiring it into a nanoscale circuit.
How HIV Ravages Gut Immune Cells The specific interaction between HIV and gut-associated immune cells, which may promote the depletion of cells and the virus' devastating attack on the immune system, is reported.
Genome-Wide View Of Prostate Cancer Risk At least ten newly identified genetic variants are associated with increased susceptibility to prostate cancer, according to three studies to be published online.
Amyloid Inhibitors Are Aggregates Too A new understanding of the way protein inhibitors work may have major implications in the development of drugs for Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases.
DNA Blueprint For Crystallization Two papers describe the programming of encodable interactions between nanoscale building blocks achieved by exploiting the recognition capabilities of DNA base pairing to direct assembly.
Sugar Rush To Protect The Heart Research uncovers an emergency strategy that the heart muscle uses to protect itself under such circumstances - enlisting molecules that help to keep it supplied with vital energy.
New Cells' Effect On Learning The deletion of a protein required for the proliferation of adult neural stem cells in mice appears to affect spatial learning and memory.