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22 June 2016

More evidence of the dominance of water on our planet – see https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.co.uk/2016/06/scientists-glimpse… …. and the missing words to that are 'without water'. A study in June's issue of PNAS provides evidence that proteins are folded by smaller water molecules. Protein molecules fall into particular shapes to enable biological reactions – but they can't fold themselves. Water molecules are able to do that for them – and the process has been observed (it would seem).

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