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Negative Thinking

By | October 1, 2015

Researchers uncover the first light-controlled negative-ion channels in algae, and they are fast.

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Special Delivery

By | October 1, 2015

Neurons in new brains and old

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Dengue’s Downfall?

By | September 15, 2015

Researchers characterize a protein that could be key to the virus’s virulence—and to developing a vaccine against the mosquito-borne disease.

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Characterizing DNA Quadruplexes

By | September 10, 2015

Researchers are developing new techniques to better understand how and why knots of DNA are distributed throughout the genome.

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Immune Cells Can Deliver Deadly Packages

By | September 8, 2015

Much of the CD4+ T-cell death that occurs during HIV infection may be caused by direct delivery of the virus from neighboring cells, a study shows.

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Body, Heal Thyself

By | September 1, 2015

Reviving a decades-old hypothesis of autoimmunity

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Compatible Company

By | September 1, 2015

A guide to culturing cells with viruses in mind

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Inner Ear Cartography

By | September 1, 2015

Scientists map the position of cells within the organ of Corti.

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Orchestrating Organoids

By | September 1, 2015

A guide to crafting tissues in a dish that reprise in vivo organs

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Gene Expression in a Drop

By | August 1, 2015

Tens of thousands of individual cells can have their transcriptomes analyzed simultaneously thanks to two new techniques.

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