Schools of fish effectively vote with their fins on which direction to turn next.
By The Scientist Staff | November 6, 2012
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Dyed oil droplets (yellow) inserted into fat cells respond to pulses of light by emitting focused beams, turning the cells into tiny “lasers” (cell nuclei shown in light blue; collagen shown in dark blue).
By Amanda B. Keener
Chickens immunized against Marek’s disease virus are apt to spread more-virulent versions of the pathogen, a study shows.
By Tracy Vence
Meanwhile, Allergan acquires drug developer Naurex in a $560 million deal.
Kepler-452b revolves around a sun much like our own.
Ethical issues attend the creation of animal-human chimeras.
Multiple consecutive adenosine nucleotides can cause protein translation machinery to stall on messenger RNAs.
In some pathogenic bacteria, certain antibiotic resistance–associated mutations may also confer an unexpected growth advantage.
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