Which Came First?

An experiment in reconstructing primordial proteins solves a long-standing riddle 22.06.2020 The characteristic (HhH)2 fold and its binding to the minor groove of a modern DNA molecule. How did the first ones form? What did the very first proteins look like – those...

Paying the Price of Protection

A new model of autoimmune disease may solve some great outstanding riddles, including what causes T cells to attack and why only certain organs get them 19.05.2020 Single-organ autoimmune diseases attack particular organs, eg., the thyroid, adrenals and beta cells in...