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  1. Disrupting the circadian clock

    Interfering with light and temperature cycles disrupts the nocturnal behavior of sea anemones.
  2. How old is your skeleton?

    A new way to measure how a bone fracture impacts life expectancy could help communicate risks to patients with osteoporosis.
  3. Locating cells linked to multiple sclerosis

    A new mouse model allows accurate detection of oligodendroglia that produce immune proteins, paving the way for more detailed studies of the role these cells play in multiple sclerosis.
  4. Obesity on the brain

    Lifestyle changes that promote weight loss can slow obesity-driven brain aging.
  5. Thwarting bacterial alliances

    Manipulating bacterial growth and metabolism could be key to battling multi-species bacterial infections.
  6. Putting polygenic risk scores to the test

    Can measures of cancer risk established using genetic data from individuals of European ancestry also be applied to an East Asian population?
  7. Investigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer care

    A careful examination of a large number of systemic reviews helps to understand how pandemic measures negatively affected cancer patients, while highlighting the limitations of these studies.
  8. A light of their own

    A new microscopy technique to examine the behaviour of living tissues harnesses the fact that certain molecules inside cells can fluoresce naturally.