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Barbara Golden, Purdue University

Caption: A team led by Purdue structural biologist Barbara Golden crystallized a fungus molecule that has allowed researchers to visualize a stage of evolution. Researchers from Purdue and the University of Texas at Austin collaborated to study the change from a world of RNA to one of RNA and proteins and DNA.

Credit: Purdue Agricultural Communication photo/Tom Campbell

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