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Sex and the Struggle for Existence

Sex and the Struggle for Existence - David Clapham speaks about “Sex and the Struggle for Existence” at the Cell Press/AWIS LabLinks meeting on The Gender of Science and the Science of Gender held on ...

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Hippo Signaling Regulates Microprocessor and Links Cell-Density-Dependent miRNA Biogenesis to Cancer

Richard Gregory and colleagues reveal that the Hippo-signaling pathway and its downstream target YAP regulate miRNA biogenesis in a cell-density-dependent manner, which may be responsible for the wide...

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Synaptic Pruning in the Developing Nervous System

Synaptic Pruning in the Developing Nervous System - Using light and serial electron microscopy, Jeff Lichtman and colleagues assessed the how axonal branching and synaptic connectivity change with dev...

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D2 Receptor-DISC1 Complex and Antipsychotic Effects

D2 Receptor-DISC1 Complex and Antipsychotic Effects - Our lab has identified a novel interaction between D2 receptor and DISC1, and this complex was found to be increased in postmortem brain tissues o...

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A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothes: Deceptions through Flexible Color Changes in a Coral Reef Fish Mimic

A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothes: Deceptions through Flexible Color Changes in a Coral Reef Fish Mimic - YouTube...

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Variance as a Signature of Neural Computations

Variance as a Signature of Neural Computations - Can the variability of neural responses provide insight into mechanisms of decision making? Anne Churchland and co-authors have developed a technique t...

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Shedding Light on Hippocampus-Amygdala Communication

Shedding Light on Hippocampus-Amygdala Communication - Bazelot et al. dissect synaptic mechanisms orchestrating the information flow from the ventral hippocampus to the amygdala, two regions of the li...

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Basolateral to Central Amygdala Neural Circuits for Appetitive Behaviors

Basolateral to Central Amygdala Neural Circuits for Appetitive Behaviors. In this study, Kim and Zhang et al. dissect a genetically defined circuit for appetitive behaviors from the basolateral amygda...

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Protons Away for Sperm Activation!

Protons Away for Sperm Activation! - Human sperm are activated to swim more vigorously once they enter the female reproductive tract. Watch and listen as Lishko and Kirichok take you on a brief, pers...

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Synaptic Tiling to Achieve Spatial Innervation

Synapses are formed with high degree of specificity in our brain. In this VIDEO, Kang Shen and Kota Mizumoto describes "synaptic tiling" as a way to precisely organize the subcellular locati...

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Human Mutation - Lora Bean, Madhuri Hegde, and Stuart Tinker

Human Mutation - Lora Bean, Madhuri Hegde, and Stuart Tinker - YouTube...

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Human Mutation - Maurizio Ceppi

Human Mutation - Maurizio Ceppi - YouTube...

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S. aureus Alpha Toxin Induces Platelet Aggregation in Various Vascular Beds

S. aureus Alpha Toxin Induces Platelet Aggregation in Various Vascular Beds ...

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Unified Polymerization Mechanism for the Assembly of ASC-Dependent Inflammasomes

Hao Wu and colleagues describe how inflammasome assembly brings sensor proteins together through polymerization....

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Multiple Roles for Oligophrenin at the Synapse

Multiple Roles for Oligophrenin at the Synapse - Linda Van Aelst and colleagues discover that the X-linked mental retardation protein OPHN1, known for its role in modulating basal synaptic strength, i...

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2012 Three Minute Thesis Runner Up - Billie Ganendran

Billie Ganendran (Physical, Environmental & Mathematical Science, UNSW Canberra), runner-up in the 2012 UNSW Three Minute Thesis competition, gives her presentation - "The curious mix of peng...

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Comprehensive Mapping of Barrel Cortical Activity during Behavior

Comprehensive Mapping of Barrel Cortical Activity during Behavior - YouTube...

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Bonobos Share Food

Bonobos Share Food ...

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Human Mutation - Daman Kumari and Kristen Moulton

Human Mutation - Daman Kumari and Kristen Moulton - YouTube...

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Chromatin shapes the mitotic spindle

Chromatin shapes the mitotic spindle - Microtubules make up the mitotic spindle, the machinery that segregates homologous chromosomes during cell division. Dr. Francois Nedelec and his colleagues have...

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