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Brain Mosaic

By | July 1, 2012

Retrotransposons contribute to genetic variability in human brain cells.

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SNAREs at the Synapse

By | July 1, 2012

Using tiny lipid discs, scientists resolve contradictory evidence about how many proteins are required for neurotransmitter release.

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Grading on the Curve

By | June 1, 2012

Actin filaments respond to pressure by forming branches at their curviest spots, helping resist the push.

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Growing Human Eggs

By | June 1, 2012

Germline stem cells discovered in human ovaries can be cultured into fresh eggs.

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The Sugar Lnc

By | May 1, 2012

Genes that react to cellular sugar content are regulated by a long non-coding RNA via an unexpected mechanism

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Finding Phenotypes

By | April 1, 2012

Genes shared across species that produce different phenotypes – deafness in humans and directional growth in plants – may reveal new models of disease.

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How to Make Eyeball Stew

By | March 1, 2012

Editor's choice in developmental biology

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Flight of the Honeybee

By | December 1, 2011

Editor’s Choice in Neuroscience

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Amoebae Get Organized

By | September 1, 2011

Editor’s Choice in Developmental Biology

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Memory Aid

By | August 1, 2011

Editor's Choice in Neuroscience

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