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About 600 miles from Earth's surface is the first of two donut-shaped electron swarms, known as the Van Allen Belts, or the radiation belts. Understanding the shape and size of the belts, which can shrink and swell in response...
Connexin26 (Cx26) is a key molecule that reacts to CO2 in our bodies and activates breathing, reports Professor Nicholas Dale at the University of Warwick’s School of Life Sciences. “Important molecules with universal physiological functions are shaped by evolution,” says...