New research in fruit flies shows how insulin, pheromones, fertility and mating are all connected. Could this knowledge help us understand higher animals — including ourselves?
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New U-M research has shown that pluripotent stem cells can self-organize into a structure similar to the amniotic sac, an early stage of human development. The discovery could be used to study why pregnancies fail.
A study of DNA from prehistoric German dogs yielded new clues about how dogs became domesticated from wolves. The same techniques can teach us about our own ancient origins — and diseases that affect both species.
U-M and FDA scientists show the key role of excess gut calcium in awakening Clostridium difficile spores.
As funding for basic science research and education stalls in the U.S. and other countries, competition from China is skyrocketing, a new study finds.