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New Technique Helps Researchers Determine Developmental Origins of Cells


HHMI scientists have pioneered the use of genome editing to trace lineage in living systems.
2-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fast and Slow: Learning How the Brain Controls Movement

New experiments help explain how the brain speeds up or slows down movement.
12-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Command and Control System Monitors Food Intake of Flies


HHMI scientists have discovered a command center in the brain that controls how much insects eat and how quickly they consume their food.
7-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Clock Gene May Connect Mood and Sleep

If you pull an all-nighter or stay up late to binge-watch Game of Thrones, you will probably be grumpy the next day. But if you don’t get enough sleep for weeks or months on end, you may develop depression or other lasting mood problems, and...
11-Mar-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

A New Platform for Brain-Wide Imaging and Reconstruction of Neurons


The MouseLight Project team at Janelia unveils a microscope and method for long-range tracing of neurons in the mouse brain.
28-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Studies Advance Understanding of CRISPR Gene Editing

Researchers learn more details about how CRISPR works in cells.
8-Dec-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify New Factors that Guide Organization of Plant Roots

HHMI scientists have identified a set of proteins that plays a surprisingly broad role in guiding tissue formation in plant roots.
18-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

WildCam Gorongosa: Help Tag Animal Selfies to Support Conservation in Africa


WildCam Gorongosa is a new citizen science project that needs your help. You can contribute to the restoration of one of the most biodiverse places in Africa from your phone or computer. Sign up at to identify animals in...
22-Sep-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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