Science news: Jun 2016

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Scientists speed up clock that controls development of body segments in embryos

A team of researchers has sped up a biological clock that controls embryonic development, causing zebrafish to develop more body segments than usual and faster.
15 June 2016

Monkey malaria weak spot could prevent hop to humans

Scientists have identified a gene that lets monkey malaria infect humans.
13 June 2016

Medical research: Improved method for mitochondrial replacement therapy

A preclinical analysis of mitochondrial replacement therapy, using an optimized version of the pronuclear transfer (PNT) technique, is reported in Nature (8 June 2016).
09 June 2016