How biomolecule mixtures talk, interact and adapt to their environment

Journal Reference: Ankit Jain, Scott A. McPhee, Tong Wang, Maya Narayanan Nair, Daniela Kroiss, Tony Z. Jia, Rein V. Ulijn. Tractable molecular adaptation patterns in a designed complex peptide system. Chem, 2022; DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2022.03.016 The discovery — detailed in a new paperpublished in the journal Chem and authored by Ankit Jain, a member of CUNY … Read more

Researchers adapt technology made for astronomical observations to biomedical imaging

Journal Reference: Atsushi Yagishita, Shin’ichiro Takeda, Miho Katsuragawa, Tenyo Kawamura, Hideaki Matsumura, Tadashi Orita, Izumi O. Umeda, Goro Yabu, Pietro Caradonna, Tadayuki Takahashi, Shin Watanabe, Yousuke Kanayama, Hiroshi Mizuma, Kazunobu Ohnuki, Hirofumi Fujii. Simultaneous visualization of multiple radionuclides in vivo. Nature Biomedical Engineering, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41551-022-00866-6 Currently, fluorescent tracers are used to image the distribution … Read more

Fruit flies adapt activity to ‘white nights’

Journal Reference: Angelique Lamaze, Chenghao Chen, Solene Leleux, Min Xu, Rebekah George, Ralf Stanewsky. A natural timeless polymorphism allowing circadian clock synchronization in “white nights”. Nature Communications, 2022; 13 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-29293-6 The study, which has now been published in the journal Nature Communications, focused on a clock gene called “timeless.” Together with a second … Read more

Dairy farmers can adapt to climate change

Journal Reference: José P. Castaño-Sánchez, Heather D. Karsten, C. Alan Rotz. Double cropping and manure management mitigate the environmental impact of a dairy farm under present and future climate. Agricultural Systems, 2022; 196: 103326 DOI: 10.1016/j.agsy.2021.103326 That’s the conclusion of a team of researchers, led by Penn State agroecologists, whose new study evaluated whole-farm production … Read more