Daniel Colón-Ramos Reveals the Mysteries of Worms’ Memories
Daniel Colón-Ramos Reveals the Mysteries of Worms’ Memories
The Yale neuroscientist seeks to understand the brain’s architecture and function using C. elegans.
Daniel Colón-Ramos Reveals the Mysteries of Worms’ Memories
Daniel Colón-Ramos Reveals the Mysteries of Worms’ Memories

The Yale neuroscientist seeks to understand the brain’s architecture and function using C. elegans.

The Yale neuroscientist seeks to understand the brain’s architecture and function using C. elegans.

biophysics
Hadiyah-Nicole Green Targets Cancer With Lasers
Hadiyah-Nicole Green Targets Cancer With Lasers
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Spurred by family tragedy, the medical physicist wants to treat cancer in a new way.
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A major sensory neuron in roundworms distinguishes proprioception from harmful touch by sending out local or whole-cell signals, respectively.
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At magnetic field intensities somewhat above that of Earth, stem cell proliferation shifts gears.
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Julio M. Fernández | Aug 31, 2018
Titin was discovered four decades ago, but some physiology textbooks fail to recognize the important role it plays in muscle contraction.
Jens Christian Skou, Discoverer of the Sodium-Potassium Pump, Dies
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Kerry Grens | May 29, 2018
The Nobel laureate was the first to identify an enzyme moving material across the cell membrane.
Tiny Shrimp Mix Up the Ocean
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Crowds of zooplankton swimming upward generate large downward jets of water, a study finds.
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Proteins and RNA aggregate into “membraneless organelles” due to liquid-liquid phase separation.
Collapsing Bubbles May Make Knuckle Cracks Noisy
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Image of the Day: DNA Knitter
Image of the Day: DNA Knitter
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Feb 27, 2018
Researchers show how condensin complexes organize DNA in real time.