Gregory M. Alushin
Life's inner mechanics
Cells—and the molecules inside them—are always on the move. They’re being tugged at, prodded, reshuffled. Behind these actions are tiny forces that, after decades of neglect, are emerging as the next big thing in biology.
The cryo-EM revival
Gone are the days of “blobology:” the art of imaging at ultra-low temperatures has set off a quantum leap in research on biologic molecules.