Tag: Rockefeller University
Natural Machinery Operates Without Intervention; But How?
We’re going to need a new philosophy: one that can handle realities the Elizabethans and Victorians could never have imagined.
Brain Neurons Are “Comparable to a Library”
It’s one of those occasions in biology (not rare) when the term “intelligent design,” despite other merits, falls flat as a description.
Nuclear Pore Complex Comes into Focus
Super-resolution microscopy is letting us peer even closer into the cell’s secrets, revealing awesome wonders.
Uncannily Organic: Navigation Is More than Genes
The capabilities of animals to know their positions and make corrections seem beyond the abilities of coded instructions or brain size.
Allostery: How Cells Do Remote Control
Cells have perfected action at a distance: not by magic, but by control of distant sites through carefully arranged functional intermediates.