31 Jan 2019
The Quantum Dynamics Unit traps a 2-D layer of electrons in liquid helium, held inside a sealed chamber and cooled to nearly absolute zero. Inside the chamber, a metal plate and spherical mirror on...
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18 Oct 2018
Left: A 3D rendering of the cryo-EM reconstruction. The RNA and NP are colored in red and grey, respectively. A single NP molecule is highlighted in blue. Right: An atomic model of a single NP...
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18 Oct 2018
Left: The Ebola virus consists of the lipid bilayer (envelope), several kinds of the viral protein, and the genomic RNA. Right: The NP-RNA complex inside the virus forms a helical structure....
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24 Aug 2018
This diagram shows the different gut structures of animal groups, from the all-chitin gut barriers of arthropods, to the mucous based immunity of mammals. Transitional forms can be seen in “lower”...
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8 Aug 2018
A diagram produced by the model showing the response of a Purkinje cell to climbing fiber input while increasing baseline voltage (left to right). Red shows an increased signaling response or “spike...
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11 Jul 2018
A diagram showing the new WGR experiments. Test particles (shown here in green) are passed through a light field, which distorts the light wavelength, which can be used to detect the particles.
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3 Jul 2018
These diagrams compare the two models of the cohesin protein’s structure. The ring model has distinct “head” and “hinge” features at opposite ends of the molecule, whereas the hold-and-release model...
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3 Jul 2018
A diagram of the protein complex cohesin in its assumed ring-shaped configuration. The scissors represent the action of the enzyme Cut1, which breaks apart the molecule to release DNA.
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1 Jun 2018
Figure 2: In a test where food rewards were always delivered after 6 seconds, serotonin’s effect of extending nose-poke time was small (left). But in tests where food goes was delivered after two,...
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1 Jun 2018
Figure 1: With a 25% probability of reward, the nose-poke time in no-food trials did not change even if serotonin neurons were activated (left). But with a 75% reward probability, the nose-poke time...
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28 May 2018
A global map showing the number of ant species (SR- Species Richness) that can be found in different areas of the world. Tropical areas around the equator have higher numbers of ant species than...
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21 May 2018
Zoological drawing showing the diversity of Acantharian planktonic hosts.
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