Volume 616 Issue 7958

리서치 하이라이트




News Features

News & Views

Mixed plastics upcycled dynamically p.663

Waste plastics contain immiscible polymers, making recycling challenging. A new additive enables the thermal reprocessing of mixed plastics into recyclable, high-performance materials.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-01352-y

Extrachromosomal DNA appears before cancer forms p.664

A type of circular DNA called extrachromosomal DNA was thought to be found exclusively in cancer. Its discovery in non-cancerous tissue suggests that it might have an early active role in malignant transformation.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-00982-6

Yo-yoing stem cells defy dogma to maintain hair colour p.666

The observation that melanocyte stem cells migrate up and down the hair follicle, differentiating into melanocytes and then returning to a stem-cell identity, calls into question long-held assumptions about adult stem cells.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-00918-0

When influenza viruses don’t play well with others p.668

Influenza viruses that infect the same host can interfere with each other’s replication. This behaviour seems to result in spatial structuring of infected groups of cells in tissue, with implications for viral evolution.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-00983-5

Learning the metabolic language of cancer p.670

The conversion of dietary sugar to the molecule lactate is a hallmark of many cancers. The discovery of a new binding partner of lactate provides insight into how cells link nutrient metabolism to the decision to divide.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-01024-x