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Discovery of a human geomagnetic sensory system

Although most humans are not consciously aware of the geomagnetic stimuli that they encounter in everyday life, we…

The image represents yeast cells evolving, and on the right side the blue and orange dots represent mutations and genetic instability.

A single-hit trigger of genomic chaos

It was postulated that the favorite route towards cancer initiation involves two-hits, disrupting both copies of a…

 IGT-based NAND and NOR gates conform to the surface of orchid petals

Fast, flexible ionic transistors for bioelectronic devices

We designed and developed novel transistor architecture and material to build better bioelectronic devices. For the…

Litters of self-replicating origami cross-tiles

Replication using large surfaced DNA tiles leads to exponential growth, with each seed producing a single daughter…

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…