This Week in Science

In Science this week, a multi-institute team of investigators reports new details about the molecular chaperone Trigger Factor, which prevents the aggregation and misfolding of proteins. Using nuclear magnetic resonance and isotope labeling techniques, they show the structure and dynamics of three Trigger Factor molecules in complex with an unfolded alkaline phosphatase substrate.

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Researchers have sequenced the northern white rhinoceros to gauge whether it could be brought back from the edge of extinction, the New York Times reports.

Bavaria expands its forensic genetic analyses to include DNA phenotyping, raising discrimination concerns.

Tufts University researchers found a role for miRNA in transmitting stress between generations, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: gut microbiome influences liver cancer growth, spread; and more.