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  1. Down to the wire

    The differences between mice and humans in the insulating layer that surrounds nerve cell processes could have implications for research into diseases such as multiple sclerosis.
  2. Tracing a toxic target

    A molecule used to study a specific cellular compartment may also act elsewhere in the cell.
  3. Collective intelligence overcomes bias

    A desire to conform to the group may help people make better decisions by encouraging them to gather information from others that mitigates their individual biases.
  4. Go forward or back away from the light

    A species of cyanobacteria can quickly reverse its light-directed movement.
  5. Methane makers

    New insights about key biological processes in methane-producing organisms called Archaea may have implications for understanding their role in climate change.
  6. Modeling flexibility

    Modeling methods reveal proteins fluctuate between different three-dimensional configurations when they bind to ligands.
  7. Deep cooling to protect nerves

    A therapy that combines cooling with an agent to protect cell scaffolding limits inflammation and reduces damage in injured optic nerves of goats and monkeys.
  8. Giving gene editors a boost

    A new molecular tag makes it easier for already developed tools to edit the genome of cells or whole organisms early in development.