Fungi Squeezed Through Microchannels Offer Clues to Cell Growth
Fungi Squeezed Through Microchannels Offer Clues to Cell Growth
A study finds that fast-growing species are stymied by narrow gaps, while slower-growing species can pass through and continue extending.
Fungi Squeezed Through Microchannels Offer Clues to Cell Growth
Fungi Squeezed Through Microchannels Offer Clues to Cell Growth

A study finds that fast-growing species are stymied by narrow gaps, while slower-growing species can pass through and continue extending.

A study finds that fast-growing species are stymied by narrow gaps, while slower-growing species can pass through and continue extending.

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Infographic: How Fungi Squeeze Through Tight Spaces—or Don’t
Infographic: How Fungi Squeeze Through Tight Spaces—or Don’t
Catherine Offord | Jun 1, 2021
A study finds that slower-growing species are better able to adjust their growth to fit their hyphae through narrow passages.
Orchid Bees Use Simple Eyes to Detect Polarized Light
Orchid Bees Use Simple Eyes to Detect Polarized Light
Catherine Offord | Sep 1, 2016
The second visual field may aid in navigation.
Prominent Cell Biologist Dies
Prominent Cell Biologist Dies
Kerry Grens | May 4, 2015
Cytoskeleton specialist Alan Hall was best known for unpacking the roles of Rho GTPases.   
Color from Structure
Color from Structure
Cristina Luiggi | Feb 1, 2013
Researchers are working to understand how often-colorless biological nanostructures give rise to some of the most spectacular technicolor displays in nature.
Photonic Colored Creatures
Photonic Colored Creatures
Cristina Luiggi | Jan 31, 2013
Animals and plants come in a dizzying array of colors. Current research is cracking into the remarkable structures behind nature's artistic display.
Frank Bradke: Privy to Axon Growth
Jef Akst | Dec 1, 2011
Full Professor and Senior Research Group Leader, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases. Age: 42