A sugar (fucose) analog can prevent liver cancer (hepatoma) from invading healthy liver cells.
Scientists have used a mathematical model to explain why zebrafish cone cells in the eye are arranged in a specific pattern in all individuals.
A new statistical-based method provides insight into the morphogenesis of developing organs.
Sensors made from stretchable nanomesh allow skin to breathe naturally while continuously monitoring patient health.
Scientists have developed ultra-thin photovoltaic solar cells that can be incorporated into fabric and even washed.
Fear association and unlearning fear association require different populations of noradrenaline neurons in the locus coeruleus.
The large size of mouse oocytes is shown to create errors when chromosomes divide between daughter cells.
Optical imaging neural activity in flies as they use a flight simulator can help us understand how the brain codes navigation.
Prenatal lack of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids linked to epigenetic changes that lead to schizophrenic symptoms in mice.
Mast cells in the gut help fight off parasitic worms in the early stages of infection.
Scientists use optogenetics to discover a part of the brain necessary for retrieving memories of personal experiences.
A newly discovered gene turns off an egg’s egginess, allowing it to become an embryo.
Scientists discover that a nickel catalyst acts as both a acid and a base during molecule assembly.
Fewer components are needed for chromosome assembly during cell division than previously supposed.
Amanda Alvarez writes about Steven Rieder and his research in modeling clusters of growing new stars.
A new and most precise measurement of protons shows that they are lighter than previously thought.
New research implicates clumps of insoluble, misfolded proteins in the development of mental illness in people with Huntington’s disease
A new optical clearing method allows imaging of cancer metastasis at incredibly high resolution.