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    1. Cell Biology
    2. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Point of View: Is cell size a spandrel?

    Ariel Amir
    Analysis of experiments on bacteria suggests that the dependence of cell size on growth rate is not an adaptation but a causal consequence of a regulatory mechanism that controls DNA replication.
    1. Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics

    Ion Channels: Solving a specificity mystery

    Sanduo Zheng, Andrew C Kruse
    Differences in the kinetics of G protein activation can explain why only some receptors can activate potassium ion channels called GIRKs.
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    1. Genetics and Genomics

    Neutral Evolution: The randomness that shapes our DNA

    Kelley Harris
    Just 5% of the human genome is subject to neutral evolution but this process remains central to understanding the history of human migration across the Earth.
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    1. Cell Biology
    2. Neuroscience

    2018 Gairdner Awards: The past, present and future of light-gated ion channels and optogenetics

    Sheena A Josselyn
    Research into light-gated ion channels called channelrhodospins laid the foundations for the development of optogenetics, a technique that has gone on to revolutionize neuroscience.
    1. Developmental Biology
    2. Immunology and Inflammation

    Chemokines: The cell sets the tone

    Jonna Alanko, Michael Sixt
    In zebrafish larvae, it is the cell type that determines how the cell responds to a chemokine signal.
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    1. Neuroscience

    Neuropathic Pain: The pros and cons of degeneracy

    Jean-Marc Goaillard, Martial A Dufour
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    1. Cell Biology
    2. Neuroscience

    Hypoxia: Adapt or avoid

    Ganesh K Kumar
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