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In microbe’s genome, a potential target

In microbe’s genome, a potential target

Wigglesworthia exposes chink in the armor of deadly tsetse fly, route for attacking sleeping sickness.

As genomes go, the sequence of the lowly bacterium Wigglesworthia glossinidia doesn’t carry quite the clout of the human genome or even that of the mouse. But tiny as the bug’s gene collection may...

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Measuring energy expended by nerve cells, Yale team finds it’s all in a day’s work

For the first time, a team of Yale scientists has quantified the link between the work neurons perform for sensory or cognitive tasks and the energy they expend.“These results could later contribute...

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Et Cetera

It’s a fly’s life (and a longer one)

Fewer calories may mean longer life, and Yale scientists working with colleagues at the University of Connecticut may...

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Hope for the sleep-deprived

Narcoleptics and those who are sleep-deprived may find comfort in a recent study by Yale scientists. According to...

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