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intestine

Bacteria as Pacemaker for the Intestine

Spontaneous contractions of the digestive tract play an important role in almost all animals, and ensure healthy bowel functions. From simple invertebrates to humans,...
nervous systemvideo

Nerves Control the Body’s Bacterial Community

A central aspect of life sciences is to explore the symbiotic cohabitation of animals, plants and humans with their specific bacterial communities. Scientists refer...
Dragonflies

Dragonfly Wings with Shock Absorbers

Dragonflies are well known for their impressive flying skills. They manage manoeuvres that other insects are not capable of. The wings of these insects...
Blood Vessels

Neurons Modulate the Growth of Blood Vessels

A team of researchers at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) shake at the foundations of a dogma of cell biology. By detailed series of...