Pathways involved in the development of neurodegenerative diseases are evolutionarily conserved in humans and fruit flies.
Discovery of hematopoietic stem cells in Drosophila makes it a potential model to study how blood develops and gain insight into blood disorders and diseases.
In a first, scientists from TIFR record and describe the live process of sperm release in fruit fly.
Study of a rare genetic disorder by researchers from IGIB, Delhi provides key insights on intermediary steps from a mutation to disease manifestation.
Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, discovered that retinoic acid was being synthesized in an unusual location in the developing brains of chicks. Their investigations reveal a new function of retinoic acid in the development of the chick forebrain.