mTOR protein (magenta) in the sciatic nerve after injury
Hidden from view, a central repair protein is made on the spot 
Segal and Slutskin
New research delves into the process by which small sequences of RNA –...
Koushik Saha
The findings may help explain the chemistry of biological molecules in...
Food waste
A new analysis suggests hundreds of millions more could eat from the same...
Photons Stopped in Time
A new method of trapping single photons could bring quantum memory one...
trophallaxis
Ants' nest feeding is well regulated despite a lack of central...
Jupiter_Juno image. NASA
“Jupiter’s atmosphere is many times greater than anything we have seen...
Lighting up the reward center: Light-sensitive proteins are inserted into specific brain cells. Blue: dopamine-producing cells in the reward system in the ventral tegmental area. Red: cells carrying the inserted protein in a mouse brain. Yellow: Overlap between cells that are carrying the optogenetic protein and those that are dopamine-producing. Image obtained by confocal microscope in the lab of Prof. Tali Kimchi
Blocking dopamine receptors in male mouse brains dampened their...
Zoomed-in xSPEN diffusion data arising from a human frontal lobe (dashed square regions) containing the optic nerve indicated by the yellow arrows
A new MRI method developed at the Weizmann Institute of Science improves...
Sadi Carnot
New research upholds an old principle of thermodynamics 
Raluca Rufu
One of the moons of the planet Neptune is too big, too far out, and...
Dr. Itay Tirosh, Molecular Cell Biology
Dr. Itay Tirosh is finding the tumor cells that are most likely to turn...
Bats use social maps
A new study on bats reveals the cells that link our social connections to...

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