The technique allows scientists to freeze biomolecules in action and "visualise processes they have never previously seen", according to the Nobel statement. This keeps the molecules wet and stops water from evaporating into the vacuum.
Cryo-electron microscopy, the academy explained is "a cool method for imaging the molecules of life". Known as cryo-electron microscopy, it allows researchers to study the structure of biomolecules in high resolution without damaging them for the first time in history. This technique, which is still in use today, permitted cryo-electron microscopy on DNA, viruses and other biospecimens sitting in pure water.
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Also in 1975, Joachim Frank prepared a theoretical strategy to merge together whatever information is carried in the two-dimensional images from a electron microscope, to generate a high-resolution three-dimensional whole.
Ordinary electron microscopy makes biomolecules, which contain water, collapse.
The president of the American Chemical Society says the microscope imaging technique honored by this year's Nobel Chemistry Prize is like Google Earth for molecules.
"To give one example, past year the 3D structure of the enzyme producing the amyloid (protein) of Alzheimer's disease was published using this technology", Hardy said.
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"Knowing this structure opens up the possibility of rational drug design in this area", Hardy said.
He said he hasn't yet thought about what to do with the prize money, but added: "I was telling my wife that we don't have to worry about a dog sitter anymore".
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She further said that, "Everything in the recent past has affected my mental state and I have been branded as traitor". After Dera chief's conviction on that day, she also accompanied him in a chopper when he was flown to Rohtak jail.
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Bills toughening gun laws, a subject on which the nation has always been bitterly divided, have repeatedly stalled in Congress. There is also a proposal to nationalize concealed-carry laws to let permit holders travel more easily from state to state.
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But, Winslet said, because she and DiCaprio never had a Jack-Rose dynamic, this kept the opportunity open for a solid friendship. Expectations will be enormous for the films given Cameron's tendency to spend huge amounts of time preparing for his films.
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Questions focused on how such a thing could happen and why executives didn't act sooner. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from MA , speaks at a hearing.
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Vive's submillimeter tracking for responsiveness and accuracy makes it the most immersive way to experience Fallout 4 . Still, with triple A developers now jumping on board, it seems like a good time to be a virtual reality headset owner.
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This genetically determined fitness level varies widely from family to family and person to person. When detected early before it spreads, women have a 99 percent survival rate after five years.
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Stephen last communicated with his brother via a text, asking Eric about their mother, who'd lost power during Hurricane Irma . Isis tried to claim responsibility for the attack earlier but this has been rubbished by U.S. intelligence officials.
Samsung Odyssey virtual reality headset announced for Windows
The list of Windows 10-powered virtual reality headsets has officially grown, with today's reveal of the Samsung Odyssey headset. AltspaceVR is an immersive communications virtual reality company that allows organizations to bring people together via VR.
Sonic the Hedgehog movie moves to Paramount
But despite his wide appeal and iconic status, one thing we have never seen: Sonic the Hedgehog in is a feature-length film. Thanks to Crunchyroll user tglover157 for the tip! Video games that are turned into movies usually don't do very well.