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How Immature Egg Cells in Ovaries Resist Aging
The cells’ mitochondria skip a key metabolic reaction that takes place in other cells in the body, a study finds.
How Immature Egg Cells in Ovaries Resist Aging
How Immature Egg Cells in Ovaries Resist Aging

The cells’ mitochondria skip a key metabolic reaction that takes place in other cells in the body, a study finds.

The cells’ mitochondria skip a key metabolic reaction that takes place in other cells in the body, a study finds.

Xenopus laevis
The head of a tadpole is pictured. Its eye is black, but the rest of its head is various shades of green
Scientists Use Photosynthesis to Power an Animal’s Brain
Abby Olena | Oct 13, 2021 | 3 min read
Injecting oxygen-generating algae into tadpoles allows brain activity to continue in the absence of oxygen, researchers find.
Image of the Day: Xenopus Pigment
The Scientist Staff | May 18, 2018 | 1 min read
Researchers recently used CRISPR single-guide RNAs to alter genes involved in pigmentation in frog embryos.
Tadpoles Keep Eating Because They Don’t Feel Full
Catherine Offord | Mar 27, 2018 | 1 min read
Baby frogs don’t develop the neural circuitry responsible for feeding inhibition until they begin metamorphosing into adults. 
Image of the Day: Tadpole Prism
The Scientist Staff and The Scientist Staff | Nov 3, 2017 | 1 min read
Scientists are making use of Xenopus tadpoles to study autism risk genes. 
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