Microfluidic Chambers Trigger Sleep in <em>C. elegans</em>
Microfluidic Chambers Trigger Sleep in C. elegans
This newly described behavior occurs spontaneously, but can be modulated by food availability, temperature, and the size of the chambers.
Microfluidic Chambers Trigger Sleep in C. elegans
Microfluidic Chambers Trigger Sleep in C. elegans

This newly described behavior occurs spontaneously, but can be modulated by food availability, temperature, and the size of the chambers.

This newly described behavior occurs spontaneously, but can be modulated by food availability, temperature, and the size of the chambers.

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