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New Technique That Shows How a Protein “Light Switch” Works May Enhance Biological Research

Sunlight is essential for all life, and living organisms have evolved to sense and respond to light. Dronpa is a protein “light switch” that can be turned on and off by light. A team of scientists led by Peter Tonge, a...

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Knapp Chair Esther Sans Takeuchi Wins European Inventor Award for Her Compact Batteries

One of the world’s leading energy storage researchers, Stony Brook University Distinguished Professor Esther Sans Takeuchi has won the 2018 European Inventor Award in the category “Non-EPO countries.” The European...