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Scientists  Bring  Ancient  Proteins  Back  to  Life
Scientists Bring Ancient Proteins Back to Life
Researchers are resurrecting proteins from millions of years ago to understand evolution and lay the groundwork for bioengineering custom molecules.
Scientists Bring Ancient Proteins Back to Life
Scientists Bring Ancient Proteins Back to Life

Researchers are resurrecting proteins from millions of years ago to understand evolution and lay the groundwork for bioengineering custom molecules.

Researchers are resurrecting proteins from millions of years ago to understand evolution and lay the groundwork for bioengineering custom molecules.

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Infographic: Triggering Titin
Infographic: Triggering Titin
Julio M. Fernández | Sep 1, 2018
This third filament involved in muscle function is often ignored in medical textbooks. Here's how it works.
Infographic: Resurrecting Ancient Proteins
Infographic: Resurrecting Ancient Proteins
Amber Dance | Jul 1, 2018

Learn the basic steps researchers take when reconstructing proteins from the past and how these biomolecules can inform engineering projects.

Image of the Day: Cell Dance 
Image of the Day: Cell Dance 
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Nov 24, 2017
Scientists develop a micropatterning device to study cell behavior. 
Oldest-Known Proteins?
Oldest-Known Proteins?
Ben Andrew Henry | Sep 19, 2016
Molecules extracted from 3.8 million-year-old ostrich eggshells appear to break the record for oldest preserved proteins.
Human Exomes Galore
Human Exomes Galore
Karen Zusi | Nov 16, 2015
A new database includes complete sequences of protein-coding DNA from 60,706 individuals.
From Toxins to Therapeutics
From Toxins to Therapeutics
Dan Cossins | Mar 19, 2013
Researchers are finding new drugs for chronic pain and autoimmune diseases by modifying animal venom-derived molecules that target the nervous and immune systems.
Human Proteome Project Update
Human Proteome Project Update
Bob Grant | Jan 24, 2013
Researchers report steady progress in the effort to map all the proteins made by human chromosomes.
Timing Turnover
Timing Turnover
Kerry Grens | Nov 1, 2012
Two-tone fluorescent tags track the movement and life span of proteins within living cells.
G-Protein Receptor Work Wins Nobel
G-Protein Receptor Work Wins Nobel
Dan Cossins | Oct 10, 2012
Robert J. Lefkowitz and Brian K. Kobilka take this year’s Nobel Prize for Chemistry for revealing the receptors through which cells sense their environment.