Breakthrough measurement elucidates neutrino interactions

Journal Reference: P. Abratenko, R. An, J. Anthony, L. Arellano, J. Asaadi, A. Ashkenazi, S. Balasubramanian, B. Baller, C. Barnes, G. Barr, V. Basque, L. Bathe-Peters, O. Benevides Rodrigues, S. Berkman, A. Bhanderi, A. Bhat, M. Bishai, A. Blake, T. Bolton, J. Y. Book, L. Camilleri, D. Caratelli, I. Caro Terrazas, F. Cavanna, G. Cerati, Y. … Read more

Mapping dementia-linked protein interactions yields potential new treatment targets

Journal Reference: Tara E. Tracy, Jesus Madero-Pérez, Danielle L. Swaney, Timothy S. Chang, Michelle Moritz, Csaba Konrad, Michael E. Ward, Erica Stevenson, Ruth Hüttenhain, Grant Kauwe, Maria Mercedes, Lauren Sweetland-Martin, Xu Chen, Sue-Ann Mok, Man Ying Wong, Maria Telpoukhovskaia, Sang-Won Min, Chao Wang, Peter Dongmin Sohn, Jordie Martin, Yungui Zhou, Wenjie Luo, John Q. Trojanowski, … Read more

Predator interactions chiefly determine where Prochlorococcus thrive

Journal Reference: Christopher L. Follett, Stephanie Dutkiewicz, François Ribalet, Emily Zakem, David Caron, E. Virginia Armbrust, and Michael J. Follows. Trophic interactions with heterotrophic bacteria limit the range of Prochlorococcus. PNAS, 2022 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2110993118 Prochlorococcus can be found in the ocean’s warm surface waters, and their population drops off dramatically in regions closer to the … Read more

Light–matter interactions simulated on the world’s fastest supercomputer

Journal Reference: Yuta Hirokawa, Atsushi Yamada, Shunsuke Yamada, Masashi Noda, Mitsuharu Uemoto, Taisuke Boku, Kazuhiro Yabana. Large-scale ab initio simulation of light–matter interaction at the atomic scale in Fugaku. The International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications, 2022; 109434202110657 DOI: 10.1177/10943420211065723 In a study published this month in The International Journal of High Performance Computing … Read more

Predicting protein-protein interactions

Journal Reference: Samuel Sledzieski, Rohit Singh, Lenore Cowen, Bonnie Berger. D-SCRIPT translates genome to phenome with sequence-based, structure-aware, genome-scale predictions of protein-protein interactions. Cell Systems, 2021; 12 (10): 969 DOI: 10.1016/j.cels.2021.08.010 Those predictions allow researchers to model PPI networks with a clustering method and enable the detection of functional subnetworks, or modules. Scientists study organisms’ … Read more

Three-body interactions bring egoists into the collective comfort zone – even penguins

Journal Reference: A. V. Zampetaki, B. Liebchen, A. V. Ivlev, H. Löwen. Collective self-optimization of communicating active particles. PNAS, 2021 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2111142118 Penguins in the Antarctic battle against the cold and group together in order to keep each other warm. But if they stand too close together, they overheat. Consequently, there is an ideal temperature … Read more