Baby cells learn to communicate using the lsd1 gene
We would not expect a baby to join a team or participate in social situations that require sophisticated communication. Yet, most developmental biologists have assumed that young cells, only recently born ...
New theory suggests alternate path led to rise of the eukaryotic cell
As a fundamental unit of life, the cell is central to all of biology. Better understanding how complex cells evolved and work promises new revelations in areas as diverse as cancer research and developing ...
Female sea urchins hedge their bets in the mating game
Sleeping around pays off for females, according to an international team of evolutionary biologists.
Researchers develop GenoSIGHT software for 'smart' microscopes
Synthetic biologists at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute are at Virginia Tech pioneering new ways to overcome old problems in imaging cells.