Octopus Secrets Revealed By Alien Genome

Dramatic differences between the octopus and other invertebrates have been discovered by scientists. The first whole genome analysis of an octopus also shows significant genomic rearrangements, as well as a […]

19 Atom Nanocrystal Is World’s Smallest

Scientists in Japan have used an artificially designed protein to create a cadmium chloride nanocrystal, the smallest crystal reported so far, consisting of only 19 atoms, sandwiched between two copies […]

Antimicrobial Compounds Assembled By Robots

Two robotic chemical-synthesizing machines tucked away on the fifth floor of the DOE’s Molecular Foundry at Berkeley Lab, are joining the urgent search for new antimicrobial compounds that are effective […]