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This is how norovirus invades the body

This is how norovirus invades the body

Author: Aimee Cunningham / Source: Science News THE WINNER IS… In mice, norovirus invades tuft cells (the two bright green spots) in the lining of the small intestine (left) and the colon (right). Other cells in the intestines that weren’t infected (blue)...

How obesity makes it harder to taste

How obesity makes it harder to taste

Author: Aimee Cunningham / Source: Science News BYE BYE BUDS Mice that became obese on a high-fat diet (right) lost a quarter of their taste buds (stained red) and also had fewer progenitor cells (stained green) — which give rise to new taste buds — than...

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