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Ron Vale Named Next Executive Director of Janelia Research Campus and HHMI Vice President

Vale, an HHMI investigator at the University of California, San Francisco, will serve as the second executive director of the Ashburn, Virginia-based biomedical research center.
21-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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HIV Hidden in Patients’ Cells Can Now Be Accurately Measured

Until now, researchers haven’t been able to accurately quantify a latent form of HIV that persists in patients’ immune cells. A new genetic technique is fast and 10 to 100 times more accurate than previous diagnostics.
29-Jan-2019 9:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

How to Rapidly Image Entire Brains at Nanoscale Resolution

A powerful new technique combines expansion microscopy with lattice light-sheet microscopy for nanoscale imaging of fly and mouse neuronal circuits and their molecular constituents that’s roughly 1,000 times faster than other methods.
14-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Clovis People Spread to Central and South America, then Vanished

Scientists have found DNA evidence for the southward migration of the people who spread the so-called Clovis culture of North America. But starting about 9,000 years ago, these people were replaced by a distinct population.
17-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Decoding How Brain Circuits Control Behavior

Janelia and Allen Institute scientists team up, combining genetic analyses, anatomical maps, and detailed studies of neuronal activity to reveal brain cells’ roles in controlling movement.
29-Oct-2018 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Vast Leukemia Dataset Could Help Researchers Match Therapies to Patients

Data on the molecular makeup and drug sensitivity of hundreds of patient samples could accelerate progress against the aggressive blood cancer acute myeloid leukemia.
15-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Microscope Offers 4-D Look at Embryonic Development in Living Mice

With the development of an adaptive, multi-view light sheet microscope and a suite of computational tools, researchers have captured the first view of early organ development inside the mouse embryo.
4-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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This Wild Plant Could be the Next Strawberry

By combining genomics and gene editing, researchers have figured out how to rapidly bring a plant known as the groundcherry toward domestication.
1-Oct-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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