Beneficial Borgs Have Landed
Borg theory represents a major paradigm shift about how genetic information is stored and shared.
Topoisomerase Origins Defy Darwinian Explanations
A review of the topoisomerase family of molecular machines that repair DNA ignores where they came from. Another article tries but has no answers.
Transfer RNAs Wear Special Gear for Hot Water
As usual, evolution-talk is inversely proportional to the amount of detail presented about cellular workings.
Harvard Biophysicist Howard Berg, Flagellum’s Discoverer, Lives On
More than any other scientist, he brought to light the intricate biophysics occurring at the molecular scale in living organisms.
ATP Synthase Gets Smarter
Two new papers reveal fine-tuning in the assembly of ATP synthase rotary motors and in its operation under ATP hydrolysis.