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From cellular organelles to neurodegeneration

An unexpected link between a gene mutated in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and a new mechanism to protect cells…

How is spatial position encoded in a non-retinotopic visual cortex?

Visual cortex has been almost exclusively studied in mammals. Yet, mammals are not the only vertebrates with a cortex;…

Dissecting the mechanisms underlying individuality

Individuals within the same population show wide behavioral diversity, however, the processes that generate and…

Honey bees in a virtual environment

Honey bees are well known for their remarkable visual learning skills. They localize and recognize flowers and hive…

Colored bacteria reveal how different lineages compete with and disentangle from each other in expanding populations

The spread of invasive species leads to naturally occurring population expansions that have played a role in our…

Some reflections on the mirrored eyes of scallops

A new biosensor for measuring chaperone activity in live cells

A healthy protein quality control system inside cells, which includes molecular chaperones, is of utmost importance to…

Alert: Fake journal with fraudulent use of the HFSP name

Why do motor neurons form faster?

Motor neurons, the nerve cells of the spinal cord that control muscle movement, form much faster than other neurons…

Bacteria hug each other tightly to avoid viral predation

Bacteria can live as isolated individual cells, but they most commonly grow in communities termed biofilms, which are…

Assembling thousands of genes at low cost [with video]

DropSynth is a simple, low-cost method to build thousands of genes in a single reaction. These gene libraries can serve…

Hybrid methods for native membrane structural biology

Membrane proteins are challenging targets for structural biology as their native environment is heterogeneous and…