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How Hummingbirds Take Advantage of Torpor
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APPROACHING THE MYSTERY OF THE EMERGENCE OF LIFE THROUGH BUILDING CELLS
An HFSP Research Grant
Yutetsu Kuruma Principal Investigator
Yutetsu Kuruma
UNRAVELLING THE COMPLEXITY OF MEMBRANES
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Electra Gizeli - HFSP Research Grant Principal Investigator
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2022 HFSP NAKASONE AWARD
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Arthur L. Horwich
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The dung beetle robot ALPHA developed at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU)

No need for landmarks: dung beetle-inspired robot navigation

Dung beetles are remarkable insect navigators and movers that can find their way home without landmarks. How can they…

Enhancing proteins through computationally-guided, back-to-ancestor engineering

Fast and efficient folding of very ancient proteins

The sophisticated folding-assistance machinery in modern cells is a complex product of evolution. Plausibly, the most…

Termite king, queen and workers

How do termite queens and kings stay healthy for decades?

Kings and queens of social termites can live for decades, with the queens sustaining a nearly maximal fertility. We…

Cell-to-cell variability in DNA alkylation repair as a source of genetic plasticity.

Phenotypic variability as a source of genetic diversity

Biological processes exhibit stochastic fluctuations. Whether these fluctuations affect the fate of cells in the long…