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  1. Hastening hepatitis C cures

    Shorter durations of antiviral treatment may be sufficient to cure hepatitis C, but better ways of identifying patients who would benefit from brief therapy regimens are needed.
  2. The making of an exodus

    In a struggling biofilm, resident bacteria activating their self-destruct program leads to newborn cells becoming unable to join their native colony, which allows them to search for a more hospitable home elsewhere.
  3. Last gasp for cholesterol production

    A drop in oxygen levels triggers the partial breakdown of an enzyme that is needed to make cholesterol inside cells.
  4. Compensating for a delayed relay

    When looking at a moving object, the human brain can compensate for delays accumulated during neural processing by extrapolating the trajectory of the object to determine its real-time position.
  5. The cell biology of Down syndrome

    A protein known as Pericentrin may contribute to intellectual disability in individuals with Down syndrome by disrupting signaling hubs that control how cells grow and develop.
  6. A fair share

    The genome-wide scan of a large sample of human sperm cells, performed thanks to a new computational method, revealed no trace of selfish genetic sequences which can boost their own transmission.
  7. Putting neurons in their place

    Interneurons in the spinal cord that regulate muscle contraction are not positioned based on the movements they control, contradicting previous findings.
  8. A stable spine

    Disturbing the levels of two peptides can cause spine deformities in the tail-region of adult zebrafish.