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By Ruth Williams
Scientists uncover the neurons in the mouse brain responsible for linking the sight of a looming object to scared behavior.
By Jef Akst
Researchers in Japan have developed a photoactivatable Cas9 nuclease to control CRISPR-based gene editing with the flip of a switch.
By Jenny Rood
Drosophila exhibit component behaviors of the fear response, suggesting that researchers might use the model organisms to investigate the neural underpinnings of the emotion.
Kepler-452b revolves around a sun much like our own.
Multiple consecutive adenosine nucleotides can cause protein translation machinery to stall on messenger RNAs.
Researchers discover an unprecedented paleontological relic that may just rewrite the book on snake evolution.
Putting the microbiome front and center in health care, in preventive strategies, and in health-risk assessments could stem the epidemic of noncommunicable diseases.
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