By turning on a gene found in all mammals, NIEHS scientists prompted male mice to grow ovaries, which suggests sexual development is flexible.
SOX17 protein is critical for pregnancy
NIEHS scientists and colleagues discovered that a protein in mice and humans called SOX17 may be critical for a woman to become pregnant.
Algal blooms’ toxic recipe uncovered
NIEHS-funded researchers unmasked the genetic basis for how one form of harmful algal bloom becomes toxic.
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