Volume 608 Issue 7924

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News Features

News & Views

A new phase for the universal growth of interfaces p.669

Precise optical experiments reveal that quantum excitations in semiconductors share similarities with a host of growing interfaces. The parallels inspire a fresh approach to studying the dynamics of diverse systems in a controllable way.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-022-02117-9

35 years of channelling potassium ions p.670

In 1987, two independent groups cloned a gene that encoded the potassium-ion-channel protein Shaker, enabling functional and structural studies that have transformed ion-channel research.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-022-02163-3

Suspended pores boost gas solubility in water p.672

Porous solids have been dispersed in water to produce suspensions that can carry much more oxygen than blood can. Such ‘porous water’ opens the way to water-based formulations for biomedical use.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-022-02224-7

Long-sought mediator of vitamin K recycling discovered p.673

The identity of the enzyme that enables vitamin K to combat the adverse side effects of a drug called warfarin has been long sought. Analysis of a type of cell death called ferroptosis has now unexpectedly solved the mystery.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-022-02001-6