Self-organizing cardiomyocytes on flexible polydimethylsiloxane sheets form tiny pumps. This is the first step towards building micro-hearts.
Whether it’s bird anatomy or science cartoons, Masaki Ouchida can do it all. She spoke with us about her career in science illustration, from the US to Japan.
Scientists discover that without innate immune cells in the intestines, eating a high fat diet does not lead to obesity in mice.
New genetic insights into the plant rehydration process: this is why your plants don’t die after you forgot to water them.
Scientists designed transgenic plants that survive drought-like conditions by bumping up acetic acid production only when water is scarce.
An international research team led by RIKEN BDR has identified a pair of genes that regulate how much REM (dream) and non-REM sleep an animal experiences.