Origin of Life: Can Peptides Form Naturally in Water?
July 23, 2019
Scientists find a way to synthesize polypeptides in the presence of water, but does it support naturalistic origin of life?
How Mitochondria Protect Themselves from Mutations
June 13, 2019
Dr Ross Anderson explains the complexity and elegant function of the powerhouses of the cell.
Crossing Guard Found in Mitochondrial Membranes
June 3, 2019
This is no ordinary crossing guard. It also acts as a bouncer or cop when bad proteins try to clog up the channel.
Automatic Emergency Brake Found on Molecular Motor
May 22, 2019
Ross Anderson discusses a new finding about how an 'emergency brake' works in one of the most vital of all molecular machines, ATP synthase.
Claim of New Antifreeze Gene by Natural Selection Melts Under Analysis
February 25, 2019
A biochemist examines imaginative claims about natural selection creating a new gene.