Using an electron microscope it’s possible for the human eye to see in minute detail the foot of the fruit fly – an appendage that is just about the same width as a human hair.
The discovery by scientists in Cambridge and Alberta of a fifth adaptor protein – a tiny and vital component of many cells –will lay the foundations for a greater understanding of genetic disorders.
The Cambridge Centre for Proteomics is internationally recognised for pioneering technology that helps us to understand what proteins do inside cells.
Cambridge researchers have identified a group of traders consistently able to outperform the market, even during the credit crisis.
Sharing the fruits of research in the biomedical sciences is critical for the advancement of knowledge, yet with the advent of large-scale data gathering following the completion of the genome projects this is becoming harder to facilitate and more difficult to monitor, an article in Nature reports this week.