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    1. Neuroscience

    Rapid task-dependent tuning of the mouse olfactory bulb

    Anzhelika Koldaeva et al.
    Sensory representation in the primary olfactory area is rapidly modulated when mice switch between easy and difficult discrimination tasks, optimising the sensory representation for the task at hand.
    1. Neuroscience

    Recruitment of the default mode network during a demanding act of executive control

    Ben M Crittenden et al.
    The default mode network in the brain is activated during the performance of executive-type tasks when a substantial change in cognitive contents is required.
    1. Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics

    Molecular Chaperones: Confirmation for conformational selection

    Yajun Jiang, Charalampos G Kalodimos
    NMR studies settle part of a long-standing debate about the mechanism used by the Hsp70 chaperone to recognize substrates.
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  1. Research: Publication bias and the canonization of false facts

    Silas Boye Nissen et al.
    Publication bias, in which positive results are preferentially reported by authors and published by journals, can restrict the visibility of evidence against false claims and allow such claims to be canonized inappropriately as facts.
  2. Point of View: Mitigating the impact of conference and travel cancellations on researchers’ futures

    Tracey Weissgerber et al.
    As the scientific community adapts to new working conditions in response to the growing pandemic, early-career researchers recommend actions to help lessen the unintended consequences of canceled conferences.
    1. Neuroscience
    2. Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics

    Pharmacology: A Swiss army knife for targeting receptors

    Johansen B Amin, Lonnie P Wollmuth
    A compound can change the activity of NMDA receptors in some regions of a synapse without affecting those in other regions.
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    1. Ecology
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    The Natural History of Model Organisms: The fascinating and secret wild life of the budding yeast S. cerevisiae

    Gianni Liti
    The yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae has informed our understanding of molecular biology and genetics for decades, and learning more about its natural history could fuel a new era of functional and evolutionary studies of this classic model organism.
  3. Living Science: Luck, jobs and learning

    Eve Marder
    Eve Marder believes that many of the most important events in our lives, both personal and professional, depend to some degree on luck or chance.
    1. Neuroscience

    Philosophy of Biology: Seizing an opportunity

    Perry Zurn, Danielle S Bassett
    Historical texts offer researchers in neuroscience, philosophy and literature the opportunity to work together to explore mysteries of the mind and human behavior.

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