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Stress molecule looks kind of blue

Take a cold, hard look at the picture. Yep, that’s what a stress molecule looks like; or to be more precise, that’s what the 3D structure of the protein receptor that mediates our fallible response to stress looks like. The detailed structure was captured by a bunch of researchers from a drug company using an X-ray machine at the UK’s national synchrotron facility, Diamond Light Source.

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