Archive: 16/05/2012

How the worm knows where its nose is

For decades, scientists have studied Caenorhabditis elegans – tiny, transparent worms – to glean clues about how neurons develop and function. A new Harvard study suggests that the worms' nervous system is much ...

dateMay 16, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Microscope looks into cells of living fish

Microscopes provide valuable insights in the structure and dynamics of cells, in particular when the latter remain in their natural environment. However, this is very difficult especially for higher organisms. Researchers ...

dateMay 16, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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