Skip to main content

Hungry parasites: when hosts eat, their parasites do too

If you want to control your parasite infection, the time that you eat may be the answer. Research recently published in…

The 2019 HFSP Research Grant competition

Mammalian development made visible: the real-time dynamics of embryo sealing

When the mouse (and also human) embryo enters the uterus, water gets pumped between the cells to form a protective and…

Protein phase separation by a yeast prion protein promotes cellular fitness

Prion-like proteins are multi domain proteins that contain long regions of structural disorder that are termed prion…

Using biological information to constrain intelligent image-processing

Individual cells, even with the same genotype and in the same environment, all behave differently. Studying what…

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…