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Q&A: Why does stress turn your hair gray? – Grey hair as a marker of age, wisdom, and stress

Q&A: Why does stress turn your hair gray? – Grey hair as a marker of age, wisdom, and stress

Art by AnMei Little. Have you ever noticed that politicians and CEOs develop grey hairs fairly quickly? Usually the growth of grey or white hairs accompanies old age due to the natural depletion of melanocyte stem cells (MeSCs), which are

Keeping Dry Underwater: Learning Superhydrophobicity from Plants

Keeping Dry Underwater: Learning Superhydrophobicity from Plants

Art by AnMei Little. Hydrophobic materials have many applications, yet many are easily disrupted by the environment, losing their dryness. To find the key to the next generation of highly water-repellent materials, scientists have turned to Mother Nature for inspiration,

How Does Sugar Affect Caffeine?

How Does Sugar Affect Caffeine?

Illustration courtesy of Anmei Little. Most undergraduates love the sleep-fighting powers of coffee. For those of us who can’t take it black, sugar is a must. However, recent research from Ilan Shumilin, Christoph Allolio, and Daniel Harries at the Hebrew

A Protein Biography: 30 Years of Evolutionary Genetics Research

A Protein Biography: 30 Years of Evolutionary Genetics Research

Illustration courtesy of Anmei Little. In the era of high-resolution imaging and advanced computer modeling, scientists can see a protein’s composition in great detail and gain extensive information about its properties and function. However, these images are only transient snapshots