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Larger than life: Augmented ants

The first app of its kind allows users to interact with biodiversity research through augmented realityCredit: OIST An ant the size of a lion isn't as far-fetched as you would think. From as small as a sesame seed to the size…

Each mouse is different

Max Planck scientists map mouse personalityCredit: MPI for Molecular Genetics Scientists at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich, Germany, together with colleagues at the Weizmann Institute of Sciencein Israel have…

Oxygen deficiency rewires mitochondria

Researchers slow the growth of pancreatic tumor cellsCredit: MPI f. Biology of Ageing / Thomas MacVicar Mitochondria burn oxygen and provide energy for the body. Cells lacking oxygen or nutrients have to change their energy supply…