New research hints at strategies fruit flies use to keep track of where they are going, even when it's dark.
HHMI's new science education initiative is challenging colleges and universities to increase their capacity to engage all students in science.
Studying fruit fly larvae, Janelia scientists have mapped the entire neural circuit involved in combining vibration and pain sensations used in triggering an escape behavior.
HHMI scientists are among 84 newly elected members.
Thousands of undergraduate students contribute to new study that broadens understanding of genetic diversity of bacteriophages.
Negative emotions associated with hunger can make it hard to maintain a diet and lose weight. Hunger-sensitive cells in the brain may help explain that struggle.
Las emociones negativas asociadas al hambre pueden hacer que sea difícil mantener una dieta y perder peso. Células sensibles al hambre en el cerebro pueden ayudar a explicar esa lucha.
Eleven HHMI scientists are elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Sixty-eight medical and veterinary students from 37 different schools across the country will participate in HHMI's year-long Medical Research Fellows Program.
HHMI researchers develop a new single-cell imaging technique that reveals the copy numbers and locations of thousands of RNA molecules inside a cell.
On May 13, Princeton University President Emerita Shirley Tilghman will deliver a talk, “The Wild and Wacky World of Epigenetics” at 7:00 p.m. at Janelia Research Campus.
HHMI researchers identify a rare genetic mutation that tamps down immune response to influenza.
HHMI, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Simons Foundation launch Faculty Scholars Program to give promising early-career scientists a boost.
HHMI scientists have designed a revolutionary "3D printer" for small molecules that could open the power of customized chemistry to many.
Scientist at Janelia Research Campus wins The Brain Prize for helping to develop a tool that advances our understanding of how the brain's networks process information.
A new way of thinking challenges standard notions about what a herpes vaccine should look like.
Scientists at Janelia Research Campus have identified a neural circuit that connects motor planning to movement.
A new tool developed at HHMI's Janelia Research Campus lets scientists permanently mark neurons that are active at a particular time.
New studies by HHMI scientists show how cells use sophisticated signaling mechanisms to control production of interferon.
HHMI researchers have identified a neural circuit in the subfornical organ that regulates thirst in mice.
When battling a chronic infection, killer T cells must take a break so they can continue to fight off infection.
Janelia researchers show that Hox proteins trigger gene activity through weak interactions at previously unrecognized DNA binding sites in the genome.
On February 18, Janelia group leader Luke Lavis will speak about “The Chemistry of Color” at 7:00 p.m. at Janelia Research Campus.
Scientists have determined new structures of an essential cellular recycling machine with near atomic-level detail. The structures, which show a protein called NSF alone and interacting with its target, a protein complex called SNARE that is formed when membranes fuse together.
HHMI scientists and their colleagues discover a new mechanism of protein synthesis.