The 'disco' clam Ctenoides ales has a unique, vivid flashing display. However, on examining the eyes of these clams, Lindsey Dougherty and colleagues found that their resolution is probably too low to detect conspecific flashing, and conclude that the vision of C. ales is instead likely used to detect predators.
In our most-read article in April, Kei Miyamoto and colleagues reveal that optimising culture conditions with small molecules is sufficient for highly efficient mouse cloning by removing epigenetic barriers to reprogramming.
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