Volume 620 Issue 7972

리서치 하이라이트




News Features

News & Views

Hotly awaited structures obtained for the human protein UCP1 p.42

The protein UCP1 helps to release energy as heat in brown fat. Structures of human UCP1 provide crucial information about its mechanism of action, and might aid drug design for obesity and various metabolism-associated complications.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-02334-w

A call to reduce the carbon costs of forest harvest p.44

Economic modelling of the global carbon cost of harvesting wood from forests shows a much higher annual cost than that estimated by other models, highlighting a major opportunity for reducing emissions by limiting wood harvests.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-02238-9