Scientists have identified a new role for a protein complex at the center of a human genetic disorder called Bardet-Biedl syndrome.
A common model species can sense sound waves without ears, providing a new tool for studying auditory sensation.
Researchers have identified the first known cold-sensing protein to respond to extreme cold.
Research from the LSI has uncovered a cause of declining motor function and increase frailty in tiny aging worms — and a way to slow it down.
The same proteins that moderate nicotine dependence in the brain may be involved in regulating metabolism.
Cross-talk between tissues actively coordinates aging in a common model organism.
A round-up of media stories about LSI research and researchers from 2017.
LSI faculty member Shawn Xu was among the newly elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
A previously dismissed genetic mechanism may contribute to nicotine dependence.
A round-up of media stories about LSI research and researchers from 2016.
The new receptor protein has unusual characteristics that suggest potential future applications ranging from sunscreen to scientific research tools.
How chemicals that cause damaging oxidation to the nervous system may actually improve sensory function at low doses
An LSI study identified a new type of alkaline sensor in nematodes.
LSI research shows for the first time that the age-old temperature law does not apply equally to adults and developing young.
It’s going to be easier for scientists to use roundworms to study diet-sensitive genes thanks to an innovation led by the LSI.
LSI scientists have shown how a single neuron can perform multiple functions in a model organism, illuminating for the first time this fundamental biological mechanism and shedding light on the human brain.