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mouse pups

SPACE PUPS  Mice born from sperm that took a nine-month trip to space were healthy despite the gametes being exposed to massive amounts of solar radiation.

Plasmodium falciparum

HACK THE ATTACK  A malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum is expert at invading red blood cells (shown in this colored TEM image). But a hybrid protein that spans the red blood cell membrane can thwart an attack, a new study found.

Germline stem cells

EGG-CITING DEVELOPMENT  Germline stem cells (orange circles, left) implanted into a mouse’s ovary move to the edge of the ovary (middle) and begin developing into eggs. By day 6 (right) the cells began making a protein called STRA8 (pointed out with red arrow), one sign that they were starting to turn into eggs.

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