A toddler running sometimes loses footing because both feet come off the ground at the same time. Kinesin motors that move materials around in cells have the same problem, which limits how fast they can traverse a microtubule in the cell and carry cargo, according to researchers who have now seen these kinesin motors move using an unusual microscope and tagging method.

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Molecular microscopy illuminates molecular motor motion

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