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April 17, 2014

Penn Study Connects Sleep Deficits Among Young Fruitflies to Disruption in Mating Later in Life

Findings show first mechanistic link between sleep loss in early life and adult behavior in animal model

Mom always said you need your sleep, and it turns out, she was right. According to a new study published in Science this week from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, lack of sleep in young fruit flies profoundly diminishes their ability to do one thing they do really, really well make more flies. Read more ...

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Beatrice Hahn and George Shaw have contributed to nearly every aspect of HIV research. They have also worked to develop methods to identify and characterize a "transmitted founder virus." That allows them to infer what molecular and genetic traits are necessary and sufficient for a virus to cross a mucosal barrier and establish an active infection.

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