Catching brain hijackers, landscaping for the birds, a mussel shell tell and faster protein sequencing… much faster. It's "4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week."
1. New protein sequencing method could transform biological research
2. Model maps ‘domino effect’ of Alzheimer’s protein misfolding
3. Non-native plants in homeowners’ yards endanger wildlife
4. Fracking wastewater accumulation found in freshwater mussels' shells
Provided by National Science Foundation