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The complexity of division by two

04/15/2019 | Cell biology

The complexity of division by two

LMU researchers have identified a novel protein that plays a crucial role in the formation of the mitotic spindle, which is essential for correct segregation of a full set of chromosomes to each daughter cell during cell division.

Personalities promote adaptability Foto: Jan Wijmenga

04/08/2019 | Behavioral ecology

Personalities promote adaptability

Bold great tits lay their eggs earlier when under threat, the shy ones put it off. Such personality differences help maintain the biological variation essential for the survival of populations, as LMU biologists have now shown.

Multigene test predicts depression risk Foto: adobestock/Photographee.eu

04/05/2019 | Psychiatry

Multigene test predicts depression risk

An international team led by Munich-based researchers has found a genetic score that reliably predicts the risk, severity and age of onset of depression in young people. The study also confirms a history of childhood abuse as a risk factor.

Stable majorities

04/02/2019 | Prebiotic chemistry

Stable majorities

How could prebiotic information-bearing DNA sequences survive in the face of competition from a vast excess of shorter molecules with random sequences? LMU scientists now show that a relatively simple mechanism could have done the trick.

Exotic signaling mechanism in pathogens

04/02/2019 | Parasitology

Exotic signaling mechanism in pathogens

The unicellular parasite that causes sleeping sickness differs from other eukaryotes in the mode of regulation of an essential cellular signaling pathway. This provides a promising point of attack for drug development.

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