Volume 615 Issue 7954

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News Features

News & Views

Southern Ocean heat sink hindered by melting ice p.799

Simulations show that the melting of Antarctic ice reduces the production of deep water that stores heat at the bottom of the Southern Ocean. Comprehensive models could reveal whether the trend will persist.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-00835-2

Earliest molecular events of vision revealed p.802

Light-sensitive proteins called rhodopsins in the vertebrate eye initiate the cellular processes of vision. Leading-edge crystallography experiments have revealed the molecular mechanism by which light activates these proteins.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-00504-4

A glimpse at the inner structure of the proton p.807

The size of the space taken up by a proton’s mass has been measured, and it’s much smaller than previously thought. The result is a key step towards understanding the complex structure of this fundamental building block.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-00836-1