Volume 592 Issue 7855



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Lipid dismantling of lens organelles for clear vision p.509

In the eye, the transparent lens focuses light on the retina. This transparency is achieved during lens development by a newly identified mechanism — whole organelles are destroyed by the degradation of their lipid membranes.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-021-00888-1

Large-scale origami locks into place under pressure p.510

Inflatable, metre-scale origami structures have been designed to transform from flat structures into expanded forms and then to lock into their new shape. This technology opens the way to the use of large origami structures for engineering.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-021-00971-7

The future costs of methane emissions p.514

An analysis of the costs of climate change caused by adding one tonne of methane to the atmosphere finds that high-income regions of the world should spend much more on efforts to lower such emissions than should low-income regions.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-021-00972-6