Volume 611 Issue 7935

리서치 하이라이트




News Features

News & Views

Superfluid system hosts early-Universe dynamics p.238

A fluid of ultracold atoms has exhibited quantum dynamics similar to those thought to have existed moments after the Big Bang — ushering in a new era of laboratory exploration of the early Universe.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-022-03557-z

Catching actin proteins in action p.241

Two groups have visualized actin — the protein polymer that gives cells their shape — at high resolution. The structures provide in-depth views of the polymer as it adopts fleeting states and undergoes conformational changes.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-022-03343-x

A molecular flip-flop for separating heavy water p.243

Molecules of heavy water contain the deuterium isotope of hydrogen and have been impossible to separate from ordinary water. Nanoporous materials with flexible apertures in their structures point the way to a solution.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-022-03558-y