Basic scientist selected for his contributions to understanding the genes and mechanisms involved in development
May 2, 2017
| By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service
Developmental biologist Dr. James Priess, who was elected to the National Academy of Sciences Tuesday, "is a phenomenon in the worm world," said Dr. Jonathan Cooper, director of the Fred Hutch Basic Sciences Division.
Study finds worms that can’t feel are better smellers — and the phenomenon is reversible
Jan. 19, 2016
| By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service
There’s a quirky phenomenon where people who lose one sense can gain near-super abilities in another. Now, a new study has found this sensory juggling also occurs in very simple animals and that the phenomenon is reversible.