Uncovering the Principles Behind RNA Folding

Julius Lucks finds similarities in RNA folding among riboswitches could lead to new therapeutics and synthetic biology technologies.Read more


Watching Materials Crystallize

The new observations from Professor Erik Luijten could help scientists engineer new materials.Read more


From Ribbon to Scroll

New insights into how the molecular organization of charged molecules can be regulated to transform large-scale structures from ribbons to scroll-like cochleate structures could inform future drug-delivery strategies.Read more

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New Design Rules for Ribosomal Monomers

Northwestern synthetic biologists have developed a new set of design rules that allows a ribosome to incorporate new kinds of monomers, which could eventually help create new materials and therapeutics.

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