Unique survey of gene expression by cell type in humans and mice reveals several deficits affecting the most vulnerable neurons.
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Study shows ripples across a newly fertilized egg are similar to other systems, from ocean and atmospheric circulations to quantum fluids.
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Biologists devise an efficient method to prepare fluorescently tagged proteins and simulate their native environment.
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Lehmann, a world-renowned developmental and cell biology researcher, is the institute’s fifth director.
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Tiny, branching extensions called dendrites may be more than just passive information-carriers, study finds.
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Study suggests that stimulating stem cells may protect the gastrointestinal tract from age-related disease.
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Technique sheds light on cells’ health and development; may be useful for precision medicine.
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The need to produce just the right amount of protein is behind the striking uniformity of sizes.
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Study revelas the role of the activation domain, a part of transcription factors previously shrouded in mystery.
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