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  1. Hybridizing to evolve?

    Natural and artificial hybrids of a yeast species do not accumulate transposable elements in a predictable manner, leading to new questions about the role of these elements in evolution.
  2. How exercise can help fight cancer

    Exercise reduces the growth of tumors and increases the effectivity of immune cells that fight cancer in mice.
  3. Fitting models automatically

    A new machine learning tool makes it easier for neuroscientists to fit mathematical models to experimental data.
  4. Shine a light

    Engineering light-sensitive proteins can help to understand how proteins send signals within cells.
  5. Turning on sex cells

    In fruit flies, a cascade of molecular events triggers egg precursors to multiply upon mating.
  6. Healing light

    Light can be used to switch on regeneration and guide the repair of individual neurons in fruit fly larvae.
  7. Evolving fast and slow

    Can mutations in one gene or many explain why some traits evolve faster than others?
  8. Predicting the flu

    A new open source forecasting tool combines genetic code with experimental data to improve flu vaccine design.