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Lighting up multiple colours in cells in one shot

A new microscopy approach for simultaneous multicolour imaging with single molecule sensitivity has been developed in…

HFSP alumnus Tasuku Honjo awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

New technique reveals how Zika virus interacts inside our cells

RNA viruses use multiple strategies to enhance the functional capacity of their small genomes. This study reports on a…

Hummingbirds may fuel hovering with both glucose and fructose [with video]

Unlike most vertebrates, hummingbird flight muscle expresses transcripts that encode proteins that enable high…

Engineering formation of complex multicellular structures with synthetic cell-cell signalling circuits

Former HFSP awardees receive prestigious science prizes

Mitotic regulation of membraneless organelles

The mechanism of how many of the membraneless organelles (MLOs) inside cells undergo complete dissolution when cells…

Cancer cell lines evolve genetically and functionally

Cancer cell lines are the backbone of cancer research. In this study, Ben-David and colleagues found that the genetic…

Osmotic stress may trigger FUS pathology in dementia

The RNA-binding protein FUS, which localizes to the nucleus of normal neurons, forms cytoplasmic aggregates in a subset…

Contact directs myosin flow to orient cell division

During animal development, cell division orientations are arranged in diverse angles to shape tissue and organs, but…

The dark side versus the light side: how plants adapt to prolonged dark periods

A nuclear inactive reserve pool of the micro RNA biogenesis factor HYL1, in a phosphorylated state, is specifically…

Myosin1D regulates animal left-right asymmetry

The characterization of a unifying mechanism governing left-right asymmetry in different phyla has long remained…