larval and adult comparison
Leaping Larvae Intrigue Scientists
The Scientist spoke with entomologist Matt Bertone about the characteristics of Laemophloeus biguttatus larvae jumps—a previously unreported behavior in this group of beetles.
ABOVE: MATT BERTONE
Leaping Larvae Intrigue Scientists
Leaping Larvae Intrigue Scientists

The Scientist spoke with entomologist Matt Bertone about the characteristics of Laemophloeus biguttatus larvae jumps—a previously unreported behavior in this group of beetles.

The Scientist spoke with entomologist Matt Bertone about the characteristics of Laemophloeus biguttatus larvae jumps—a previously unreported behavior in this group of beetles.

ABOVE: MATT BERTONE
mechanical force
Immunofluorescence image of human tenocytes (cell nuclei in blue, actin in red) with PIEZO1 protein labeled in green (Scale bar: 20 ?m)
Mechanosensory Protein Helps Tendons Stiffen After Exercise
Catherine Offord | Sep 1, 2021
Researchers identify a role for PIEZO1 in tendon adaptation, and show that people with certain versions of the Piezo1 gene tend to be better jumpers.
bone marrow exercise mouse osteolectin growth factor mechanical forces progenitors running exercise
Impact of Running Reaches Marrow to Spark Bone Growth in Mice
Emma Yasinski | Mar 2, 2021
A study offers a new explanation for how exercise strengthens bones and the immune system.