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  • Reviews |

    Biodeterioration of stone monuments and buildings can lead to a loss of world cultural heritage. This Review discusses the role of microbes in the deterioration processes, the biochemical mechanisms involved and possible strategies for sustainable conservation of stone monuments and buildings.

    • Xiaobo Liu
    • , Robert J. Koestler
    • , Thomas Warscheid
    • , Yoko Katayama
    •  & Ji-Dong Gu
  • Research |

    Lidar survey of the Maya lowlands uncovers the monumental site of Aguada Fénix, which dates to around 1000–800 bc and points to the role of communal construction in the development of Maya civilization.

    • Takeshi Inomata
    • , Daniela Triadan
    • , Verónica A. Vázquez López
    • , Juan Carlos Fernandez-Diaz
    • , Takayuki Omori
    • , María Belén Méndez Bauer
    • , Melina García Hernández
    • , Timothy Beach
    • , Clarissa Cagnato
    • , Kazuo Aoyama
    •  & Hiroo Nasu
    Nature 582, 530-533
  • Research |

    The most comprehensive architectural model to date of the nuclear pore complex reveals previously unknown local interactions, and a role for nucleoporin 358 in Y-complex oligomerization.

    • Alexander von Appen
    • , Jan Kosinski
    • , Lenore Sparks
    • , Alessandro Ori
    • , Amanda L. DiGuilio
    • , Benjamin Vollmer
    • , Marie-Therese Mackmull
    • , Niccolo Banterle
    • , Luca Parca
    • , Panagiotis Kastritis
    • , Katarzyna Buczak
    • , Shyamal Mosalaganti
    • , Wim Hagen
    • , Amparo Andres-Pons
    • , Edward A. Lemke
    • , Peer Bork
    • , Wolfram Antonin
    • , Joseph S. Glavy
    • , Khanh Huy Bui
    •  & Martin Beck
    Nature 526, 140-143

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