Harvard University - Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology

MCB NEWS TAG: 'NATURE'

28 stories listed
Bacteria Remember the Past when Deciding about the Future [Losick Lab] - Nov. 20, 2013
Bacillus subtilis is a bacterium with many talents. Some cells ...
Nature Video Feature [Engert Lab] - Jan. 25, 2013
MCB News Tags:  2013, Florian Engert, Nature, video
It's Not You, It's Me [Sanes Lab] - July 30, 2012
Neurons in the brain extend elaborately branched dendrites that receive ...
MCB News Tags:  2012, Joshua Sanes, Nature, publication
Fish in the Matrix: Motor Learning in a Virtual World - May 11, 2012
There are two fundamentally different forms of sensory information that ...
More Tricks in Bacterial Chemotaxis - April 17, 2012
The bacteriumEscherichia colidecides whether life is getting better or worse ...
MCB News Tags:  2012, Howard Berg, Nature, publication
Spreading the Wealth in the Retina - March 22, 2012
The retina is a lot more complicated than a simple ...
MCB News Tags:  2012, Joshua Sanes, Nature, publication
Dissecting Computation in the Dopamine Reward Circuit - Jan. 18, 2012
In 1954, Olds and Milner discovered that direct, electrical stimulation ...
Retroviral RNA Snaps into Shape! - Dec. 1, 2011
Retroviruses, like all viruses, rely on host protein machinery to ...
Smell Your Friends from Your Enemies! - Oct. 5, 2011
Unlike humans, most animals rely heavily on scents to collect ...
How to Infer Cellular Response to a Small Stimulus from Behavioral Variability before Stimulus in Bacteria - Jan. 14, 2011
Over the last decade, there have been a string of ...
The Chromatin Signature of Pluripotent Cells - March 24, 2010
The genomes of most animals are inactive for hours or ...
GABA Neurons Turn a Blind Eye - Nov. 16, 2009
A new study, published in this week’s Nature, that ...
MCB News Tags:  2009, Nature, publication, Takao Hensch
Optogenetics in India - Sept. 1, 2009
As a part of the Harvard-Bangalore Science Initiative (HSBI), Prof ...
Chromatin — A One-Stop Engineering Solution for Compacting DNA and Parameterizing Gene Behavior - April 24, 2008
If stretched end-to-end, the DNA inside a single human cell ...
MCB News Tags:  2008, Erin O'Shea, Nature, publication
What's "Up" with Mouse Vision? - March 27, 2008
A mouse is small, close to the ground. Hawks and ...
Technicolor Brains: Mapping Neural Circuits in "Brainbow" Mice - Nov. 28, 2007
In a paper published in the November 1 issue of ...
Gelbart Lab: Genome Analysis of Twelve Drosophila Species - Nov. 8, 2007
On Thursday, November 8, there was a birth announcement that ...
Female and Male Mice Sexual Behaviors are Just a Sniff Away - Aug. 29, 2007
In a set of experiments published in the August 5th ...
Embryonic Stem Cells and Cloned Animals Produced by Chromosome Transfer into Mouse Zygotes - June 14, 2007
Our lab sought other cell types besides oocytes that might ...
MCB News Tags:  2007, Kevin Eggan, Nature, publication
Neurodegeneration in a Petri-Dish: An Embryonic Stem Cell Model for ALS - April 24, 2007
This publication (authored by DiGiorgio, Carrasco, Siao, Maniatis and Eggan ...
MCB News Tags:  2007, Kevin Eggan, Nature, publication
Mammalian Egg Progenitors Stay Put - July 7, 2006
Recent reports have suggested that the mouse ovary might have ...
MCB News Tags:  2006, Kevin Eggan, Nature, publication
Neural Tube Defects: Insights from Zebrafish - Jan. 13, 2006
In this week’s Nature, Brian Ciruna, Alex Schier and ...
The Retina Seeks Novelty - July 7, 2005
Our eyes report the visual world to the brain, but ...
E. Coli Swim on the Right-Hand Side - June 30, 2005
Researchers working together in the Howard Berg lab in MCB ...
MCB News Tags:  2005, Howard Berg, Nature, publication
The In Vivo Contribution of Adult Stem Cells to Organ Maintenance and Repair - May 7, 2004
A paper from the Melton group (Dor, Brown, Martinez, and ...