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Enterovirus e virion

Researchers have for the first time identified the way viruses like the poliovirus and the common cold virus ‘package up’ their genetic code, allowing them to infect cells.

The three states of myosin – at the top, in its inactive state; in the middle, its active state and at the bottom combining to form myosin filaments.

A visualisation made from nearly 100,000 electron microscope images has revealed the ingenious way a protein involved in muscle activity shuts itself down to conserve energy.

Bull in field.

Scientists have conducted a ‘molecular dissection’ of a part of the virus that causes foot-and-mouth disease, to try and understand why the pathogen is so infectious.

Mumbai, India

The University of Leeds has secured part of a new £147 million research initiative to work with developing nations on the world's biggest challenges.

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Scientists have discovered how drug-like small molecules can regulate the activity of therapeutically relevant ion channels - and their findings could transform ongoing drug development efforts.