BBSRC-funded scientists at the University of Bristol have discovered that a mechanism for preventing mutation within important genes involves long distance scanning of DNA by a molecular motor protein.
So how long did it take you to spot the nightjar in the video? For the predators trying to outsmart their concealed prey it's about not going hungry. But for the birds and the eggs that they are protecting it's a matter of life and death.
Researchers from Warwick Medical School have discovered the key role of a protein during cell duplication, answering a question that has evaded scientists for half a century. The BBSRC-funded study, published in the journal eLife, is the first to outline the role of a protein…