Tag: "finicky" at biology news
How Fruitflies Know It's Time for Lunch
...ality of food. The researchers also noted that the finicky
pumpless (ppl) mutants, which have a feeding defect similar to klu, overexpress hug. Behavioral studies confirmed that too much hug reduces food intake and leads to stunted growth, while too little stimulates eating. Melcher and Pankratz selected a ...
How plants avoid feeling the burn
...intense, six month period. "We needed to keep this finicky
molecule away from the light, so sometimes, the microscope room became like a cave, where I was sitting for hours and hours in the dark," said Fisher. For Fisher and the rest of the team, however, the main satisfaction was being able to break down ...