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Students search the soil for new antibiotics

We're running out of effective antibiotics, and people are starting to die as a result. The problem is so acute that the World Health Organization has declared this week, Nov. 16-22, Antibiotics Awareness Week – but antibiotic ...

dateNov 20, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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Shaping contraction

You were once a hollow shell. To sculpt that hollow ball into an organism with layers of internal organs, muscle and skin, portions of that embryonic 'shell' folded inwards. The same happens to fruit fly embryos, and researchers ...

dateNov 20, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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New method for imaging marmoset brains

Researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute in Japan have developed a new system for imaging the activity of individual neurons in the marmoset brain. Published in Cell Reports, the study shows how amplifying genetically ...

dateNov 19, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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