Oncogene Controls Stem Cells in Early Embryonic Development Thursday, February 18, 2016 In a process called diapause, many animal species delay the development of their embryos in order to ensure that their offspring is born at a possibly favorable time."Beiging" White Fat Cells to Fight Diabetes Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Penn Study reveals a signaling pathway required for beige fat formation.Biosensors Light Up High-Throughput Metabolic Engineering Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Genetically encoded fluorescent biosensors allow researchers to see how products form in real time in microorganisms, and to test billions of candidates at a time.Better Photosynthesis in Fluctuating Light Monday, February 15, 2016 Scientists and plant breeders who are aiming to improve food production by improving photosynthesis in crop plants, would make a good choice if they chose to change the composition and concentration of the protein Rubisco activase. Could the Food we Eat Affect Our Genes? Friday, February 12, 2016 Almost all of our genes may be influenced by the food we eat, according to new research.Pharmaron Acquires Quotient Bioresearch Friday, February 12, 2016 Company has announced that it has acquired Quotient Bioresearch to enhance service offerings and increase presence in global markets.Charting Kidney Cancer Metabolism Thursday, February 11, 2016 Changes in cell metabolism are increasingly recognized as an important way tumors develop and progress, yet these changes are hard to measure and interpret. A new tool designed by MSK scientists allows users to identify metabolic changes in kidney cancer tumors that may one day be targets for therapy.Cytoskeleton Crew Tuesday, February 09, 2016 Findings confirm sugar's role in helping cancers survive by changing cellular architecture.Microbiome May Hold the Key to Fighting Obesity Tuesday, February 09, 2016 In a unique study of free-ranging brown bears, Swedish researchers were able to show that the bears’ dietary variation goes hand-in-hand with dramatic changes in the animal’s gut microbiota.