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Behind the Paper: the discovery of a novel cell type involved in fly touch sensing

Posted by , on 23 May 2023

Read the story behind the paper where Dr Federica Mangione, Nic Tapon and colleagues report a new type of specialised epidermal cells involved in touch sensing in Drosophila.

Haemorrhages in foetal brain tissue associated with the presence of SARS-CoV-2: How SARS-CoV-2 impacted our PhD bringing new and important findings.

Posted by , on 19 May 2023

Read the story behind the work by Marco Massimo, Carlotta Barelli and Katie Long looking into haemorrhages in foetal brain tissue.

Behind the paper: How veiled chameleons (Chamaeleo calyptratus) make their left and right sides.

Posted by , on 15 May 2023

Read the behind the scenes story of a recent article by Dr. Natalia (Natasha) Shylo, Dr. Paul Trainor and colleagues at Stowers Institute for Medical Research.

Behind the paper: The mechanisms underlying microglial expansion in the developing brain

Posted by , on 1 May 2023

Dr Liam Barry-Carroll, Dr David A Menassa, Professor Diego Gomez-Nicola and colleagues have recently published a paper in Cell Reports elucidating the mechanisms by which microglial cells expand as a ...

Behind the paper story: TWISTED, the birth of a new gene

Posted by , on 25 April 2023

Nayelli Marsch-Martínez tells the story behind the paper on finding a gene that appears to have been generated de novo, in a specific branch of the plant kingdom.

Behind the paper story: uncovering non-canonical functions of the Hippo pathway

Posted by , on 21 April 2023

Heya Zhao shares the story behind a recently published paper in Dev Cell where they reveal the non-canonical functions of the Hippo pathway in developmental cell fate decisions in the ...

Behind the paper story: 'How heterotypic cis/trans factors drive stomatal cell fate commitment’

Posted by , on 16 March 2023

Dr. Eun-Deok Kim and Professor Keiko Torii from The University of Texas at Austin, USA, have recently published an article in Nature Plants. The article discusses how heterotypic cis/trans factors ...

Charting new territory: mapping the cell types in the octopus brain

Posted by , on 17 February 2023

Ruth Styfhals and Dr. Eve Seuntjens at the KU Leuven, Belgium, recently published a cell type atlas of a developing octopus brain in Nature Communications. The team behind the paper ...

Conflict between neighbours: a perfect way of rebuilding a complete organ system

Posted by , on 16 November 2022

Mabel Mathew gives us some insights into the story behind their paper on the mechanism underlying de novo shoot regeneration.

Behind the paper: Characterising the spatiotemporal dynamics of microglia across the human lifespan

Posted by , on 17 October 2022

Dr David A. Menassa and Professor Diego Gomez-Nicola at the University of Southampton, UK recently published an article in Developmental Cell where they reveal how the microglial population colonises the human ...

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