24 Aug 2022 - 13:00
The species used in this study—Rhizophora stylosa—produces propagules that can survive at sea for several months. They have the potential to make the journey on the currents between Iriomote and...
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24 Aug 2022 - 13:00
The researchers looked at how connected the mangrove forests are across four of the Ryukyu Islands—the Okinawa main island, Miyako, Ishigaki, and Iriomote. Read the associated press release:...
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24 Aug 2022 - 13:00
Highlights: Mangrove forests play vital roles for both nature and society, helping to protect coastal communities from storms, filtering coastal runoff, providing a marine nursery, and acting as a...
Type: Press release
16 Aug 2022 - 18:00
The researchers recorded from neurons in different regions of a juvenile’s brain while a tutor sang to it. Neurons in two brain areas – the NCM and the LC –  were more active in response to the...
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16 Aug 2022 - 18:00
A juvenile zebra finch (right) learns songs from a tutor (left). Through this interaction, the tutor conveys not only the sounds of the song, but also that the song is important and needs to be...
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16 Aug 2022 - 18:00
In learning to communicate, a good teacher is essential. Take zebra finches, for example. Juveniles of the species learn songs directly from a tutor – usually their father – through a social...
Type: Press release
9 Aug 2022 - 16:00
The embryo of a wild type zebrafish above the embryo of banp mutant zebrafish, both four days post fertilization (dpf). The mutant embryo has smaller eyes compared to the wild type (shown with the...
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9 Aug 2022 - 16:00
Highlights: Researchers investigated the role of a protein that has been hypothesized to regulate the cell cycle, initiated DNA repair, and suppress tumors. Zebrafish embryos, which develop...
Type: Press release
9 Aug 2022 - 16:00
This video shows two different cell divisions—the first is of a wild type cell dividing into two and the second is of banp mutant cell dividing into two. In the first video, the cells divide without...
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9 Aug 2022 - 00:00
Neurons, the specialized cells of the nervous system, are possibly the most complicated cell type ever to have evolved. In humans, these cells are capable of processing and transmitting vast sums of...
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8 Aug 2022 - 17:57
How neurons first evolved is a long-standing debate. Some scientists believe that neurons evolved once and was then lost in some animal lineages (origin points shown in green). Others believe that...
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4 Aug 2022 - 03:00
A map highlighting species rarity—the areas with many ant species with very small ranges. The colored areas all indicate important regions for ant species with small ranges. Red indicates areas that...
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