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Cryo-electron microscopy helps scientists see the structure of biomolecules down to each individual atom.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

So-called cryo-electron microscopy can see the atoms of biological proteins in water.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Some scientists look into the sky for stars; others look for starlings.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

New principles could pave the way for custom molecules.

Dave Zobel, Contributor

Insights may lead to advances in solar power.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Giraffes, the tallest animals on earth, seem to pump water up their long necks, a new study says.

New research explores how giraffes defy gravity when they drink.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

Researchers discover potentially quick, cheap technique.

Ben P. Stein, Contributor

Engineers study physics, biomechanics of wet, shaking dogs and other animals.

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