Hubble Sees a Star-forming Spiral

Hubble Spots a Star Forming Spiral

The irregular spiral galaxy NGC 5486 floats above a field of faint, distant galaxies in this photo taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. The thin disk of the galaxy, with the diffuse glow of the bright center of the galaxy [more…]

A Map of the Brain of a Baby Fruit Fly

A Map of the Brain of a Baby Fruit Fly

Neuroscientists have been creating increasingly sophisticated neural maps since the 1970s. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University and the University of Cambridge this week reported on the successful 12-year project of mapping the brain of a young fruit fly. [more…]

Closed Cells Are Better Between The Four Walls

Closed Cells Are Better Between Four Walls

The inability of chromosomes to be properly distributed during cell division is one of the abnormal characteristics of cancer cells. Now scientists have a unique problem with the chromosome distribution mechanism of cancer cells trapped in narrow microscopic channels. [more…]