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Biochemistry and Chemical Biology
Thalidomide: Unlocking a dark past
Fernando Rodríguez-Pérez, Michael Rape
A transcription factor called SALL4 could be the missing link between thalidomide and the limb defects caused by the drug.
Global Science: Barriers in Bangladesh
Senjuti Saha et al.
An international effort is needed to overcome the paywalls, customs regulations and lack of local suppliers that hinder research in low- and middle-income countries.
Human Biology and Medicine
Muscle Contraction: Too much of a good thing
H Lee Sweeney
A mutation that causes heart disease in humans increases the number of active myosin heads during contraction in the muscles of fruit flies, leading to the progressive dysfunction of the flight muscles and heart tube.
Navigation: Shedding light on stellate cells
Andrew S Alexander, Michael E Hasselmo
The relationship between grid cells and two types of neurons found in the medial entorhinal cortex has been clarified.
Microbiology and Infectious Disease
Mechanistic Microbiome Studies: A Special Issue
Curated by Wendy S Garrett et al.
eLife is pleased to present a Special Issue to highlight recent advances in the mechanistic understanding of microbiome function.
Global Science: Neuroscience in Nigeria
Mahmoud Bukar Maina discusses the challenges of doing research in a country with limited resources.
Learning: The cerebellum influences vocal timing
We are starting to understand how the cerebellum contributes to vocal learning in songbirds.
Episode 49: August 2018
In this episode, we hear about the RNA world, bovine TB, lung fibrosis, and why rock pigeons have different wing patterns.
Chemotaxis: Cider vinegar rules
Ronald L Calabrese
Experiments in wind tunnels have shed light on the rules that govern how flies respond when they detect odors.
Learning: How the cerebellum learns to build a sequence
Rabbits can learn the biological analogue of a simple recursive function by relying only on the neurons of the cerebellum.
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