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Study found a link between obesity and neurodegenerative disorders

High-sugar diet in fruit flies leads to insulin resistance in the brain and impairs cleanup of neuronal waste.

Uncredited work and lack of recognition: A conundrum for Postdocs

Postdoctoral scientists are mentors, and it is time to recognize their work.

Scientists report 25 newly sequenced genomes of fruit fly

The study document evolution across thousands of generations.

A dive into the question of whether a COVID cure could lead to harmful mutations of the virus

A COVID cure worse than the disease?

Yeast study suggests that diet early in life can influence later health

The lifelong impact of early-life diet: Insights from yeast studies.

Bees and wasps use similar architectural techniques to connect large hexagons to smaller ones

Despite different building materials and evolutionary histories, they converged on a similar design.

The shape of objects could be perceived via vision and touch, study

The brain is organized as operators that execute a given function regardless of input senses.

Engineering plants for resilience to climate change

PLOS Biology explores plant engineering to improve climate resilience and carbon capture potential of crops.

Challenges faced by non-native English speakers in science

Disadvantages for non-native English speakers.

Scientists revealed potential targets to delay motor aging

Identifying evolutionarily conserved mechanisms that can be exploited to delay or ameliorate motor aging.

Scientists investigated how whiskers sense airflow in rats

Study assessed the behavioral significance of whiskers in an airflow-sensing paradigm.

Birds are effective in reducing crop losses

Birds have a benefit on production for some crops by controlling pests.

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