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Drescher 2019

Learning how bacteria swarm [with video]

Most multicellular systems display collective self-organization on length scales that are much larger than individual…

Parallel visual system discovered in mouse cerebral cortex

This study shows the discovery of a "second" visual system in the mouse cerebral cortex, whose activity is driven by an…

HFSPO publishes the 2018 review of its programs

The review of the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) by an Independent Scientific Review Committee (ISRC) is now…

Bracha2019a

Mapping intracellular phase space using photo-activated protein droplets

Eukaryotic cells compartmentalize their contents into diverse specialized organelles, many of which can maintain their…

Genomic consequences of gorilla population decline

The recent dramatic population decline in the critically endangered Grauer's gorilla has left it with reduced genetic…

Weiss2019b

Semiconductor nanorods as sensors for optical recording of neuronal signals

Kuo et al. describe semiconductor voltage nanosensors for optical recording of neuronal signals. These sensors operate…

How the brain switches between rules

In this study, the authors trained mice on a rule switching task for the first time. They found that, similar to…

Decoding the function of expansion segments in ribosomes

Eukaryote specific expansion segments (ESs) in the rRNA increase fidelity of mRNA translation. ESs are enigmatic…

Ojosnegros2019b

A novel imaging technique reveals protein dynamics in live cells

Proteins continuously interact with other proteins in the cell, yet revealing these interactions in live-cell…

Gould2019a

The talin code – a cellular code that enables cells to use the force

It is becoming evident that cells interpret classical signaling pathways in the context of the mechanical forces…

Restoring axonal regeneration in neurodegenerative diseases

Several neurodegenerative conditions including most instances of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal…

The cell source of scar tissues that binds organs to one another after abdominal surgery is identified and can be targetable

Adhesions are fibrous bands that glue organ surfaces with one another or with the walls of the cavity they reside in…