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Posts From David Colognori

Moving Beyond a Classic Role of MicroRNAs

Moving Beyond a Classic Role of MicroRNAs

The 2009 Scaringe Award from the RNA Society was awarded to Shobha Vasudevan, post­doctoral fellow in Joan Steitz’s laboratory, who has discovered a novel role for microRNAs in quiescent frog cells.

Everyday Q&A: Why is snow white?

Everyday Q&A: Why is snow white?

Snowflakes are miniscule crystals of ice that contain intricate surface patterns on every face. This complex geometry acts as a mirror, reflecting nearly all the light that strikes it.