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The neurobiology of fruit fly courtship helps illuminates human ... - Medical Xpress


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Two fruit flies meet in an acrylic mating chamber and check each other out. It's the insect version of speed dating for science.
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Origami-inspired device helps marine biologists study octopuses and jellyfish - Science Daily


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Scientists have tried to find the safest and most effective ways to explore marine life in the oceanic water, the largest and least explored environment on Earth, for years. Each time, they were faced with the same challenge: How to capture delicate or ...
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Lectins help social amoeba establish their own microbiome - Baylor College of Medicine News (press release)


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... the amoebas get stressed and respond by getting together, forming first a slug and then a fruiting body consisting of a ball of spores balanced atop a dead stalk,” said corresponding author Dr. Adam Kuspa, professor of biochemistry and molecular ...

Leptin Helps Body Regulate Fat

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Results of a 1995 study showing how Leptin, a protein produced by fat, appears to play an important role in how the body manages its supply of fat.

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