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It’s Brain Awareness Week! How much do you know about the most studied organ?
The World Economic Forum has a tradition of bringing together a sprinkling of academics and entrepreneurial innovators to mix with… Read more »
The Golgi apparatus is a striking and fundamentally important organelle within eukaryotic cells, whose evolutionary origins are… Read more »
How combining different G-protein-coupled receptors expands functionality, and provides new drug targets
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The construction of a digital brain; an evolutionary context to the microbiome; biologists hacking genomes – to begin 2018, the… Read more »
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Unicellular to multicellular: What can the green alga Volvox tell us about the evolution of multicellularity and cellular differentiation?
Despite being 2mm in diameter and only having 2 cell types, green alga Volvox have fascinated biologists for over 300 years and… Read more »