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Sep. 7, 2023 Research

The discovery of how a widely used antimalarial affects zinc levels in parasites, could lead to new strategies to combat drug resistance

Aug. 18, 2023 Research

Jul. 28, 2023 Research

The connection between a species of gut microbe in flies and an early death has been unraveled

May 8, 2023 Research

Despite what’s written in textbooks, fruit flies use a similar cell-stress sensor as mammals to initiate programmed cell death

Apr. 14, 2023 Research

Resolution of a two-decade debate enhances our understanding of how embryos develop differences between their left and right sides

Apr. 11, 2023 Research

Apr. 6, 2023 Research

Adornments made to a critical sleep-promoting protein mediate the onset and duration of slumber in mice

Mar. 27, 2023 Research

Molecular modeling suggests structural consequences of an early protein mutation that promoted viral transmission

Mar. 16, 2023 Research

Efforts to develop fertilizers that help plants gather iron from widespread alkaline soils are set to benefit from insights into molecular structure

Dec. 23, 2022 Research

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Dec. 21, 2022 Research

RIKEN’s Organoid Project tackles the latest challenges in this highly promising field for regenerative medicine and drug discovery, says Minoru Takasato.

Dec. 14, 2022 Research

Organ development has been modeled in the lab by selectively activating signaling pathways in the embryo

Nov. 18, 2022 Research

Nov. 17, 2022 Research

During DNA transcription, an enzyme takes apart nucleosomes and then puts them back together again

Oct. 25, 2022 Research

A new and unexpected cell death mechanism found in fly guts opens up big questions about how the digestive system really maintains its balance.

Oct. 17, 2022 Research

Fruit fly study links nutrient-sensing pathway to an unexpected amino acid

Oct. 4, 2022 Research

The normal, symmetric formation of the vertebrate eyes is coordinated by a molecular sensor that responds to mechanical force

Sep. 12, 2022 Research

Using half-sized eggs provides an avenue for childbearing in mice

Aug. 25, 2022 Research

Jul. 20, 2022 Research

Hormone causes male mice to change from being aggressive toward pups to caring for them when they become fathers

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