eLife

Oncology & Cancer

Mitochondrial DNA in cancer: Small genome, big impact

Mitochondria are in vogue, with devotees ranging from exercise physiologists and sports scientists to molecular biologists and clinicians all coalescing around these unusual organelles.

Neuroscience

Exposure to smells in early infancy can modulate adult behavior

Imprinting is a popularly known phenomenon, wherein certain animals and birds become fixated on sights and smells they see immediately after being born. In ducklings, this can be the first moving object, usually the mother ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Changes in proteins play important role in aging kidneys

Studying protein changes in the kidneys as we age, as well as the transcription of genes into proteins, helps provide a full picture of the age-related processes that take place in these organs, says a study in mice published ...

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