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2012-10-28 new articles we read this week

Science special section – Forces in Development

  1. Purnell BA. Forces in development. Forceful thinking. Introduction. Science. 2012 Oct 12;338(6104):209. doi: 10.1126/science.338.6104.209. PubMed PMID: 23066070.
  2. Kicheva A, Cohen M, Briscoe J. Developmental pattern formation: insights from physics and biology. Science. 2012 Oct 12;338(6104):210-2. doi: 10.1126/science.1225182. Review. PubMed PMID: 23066071.
  3. Furusawa C, Kaneko K. A dynamical-systems view of stem cell biology. Science.  2012 Oct 12;338(6104):215-7. doi: 10.1126/science.1224311. Review. PubMed PMID: 23066073.
  4. Newman SA. Physico-genetic determinants in the evolution of development. Science. 2012 Oct 12;338(6104):217-9. doi: 10.1126/science.1222003. PubMed PMID: 23066074.
  5. Behrndt M, Salbreux G, Campinho P, Hauschild R, Oswald F, Roensch J, Grill SW, Heisenberg CP. Forces driving epithelial spreading in zebrafish gastrulation. Science. 2012 Oct 12;338(6104):257-60. doi: 10.1126/science.1224143. PubMed PMID: 23066079.

Visual sciences

  1. Hardie RC, Franze K. Photomechanical responses in Drosophila photoreceptors. Science. 2012 Oct 12;338(6104):260-3. doi: 10.1126/science.1222376. PubMed PMID: 23066080.

Neural behaviour

  1. Fernandes AM, Fero K, Arrenberg AB, Bergeron SA, Driever W, Burgess HA. Deep Brain Photoreceptors Control Light-Seeking Behavior in Zebrafish Larvae. Curr Biol. 2012 Sep 18. pii: S0960-9822(12)00944-X. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.08.016. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23000151.

Retinal development

  1. Xiang M. Intrinsic control of mammalian retinogenesis. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2012 Oct 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23064704.

Eye diseases

  1. Sahly I, Dufour E, Schietroma C, Michel V, Bahloul A, Perfettini I, Pepermans E, Estivalet A, Carette D, Aghaie A, Ebermann I, Lelli A, Iribarne M, Hardelin JP, Weil D, Sahel JA, El-Amraoui A, Petit C. Localization of Usher 1 proteins to the photoreceptor calyceal processes, which are absent from mice. J Cell Biol. 2012 Oct 15;199(2):381-99. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201202012. Epub 2012 Oct 8. PubMed PMID: 23045546; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3471240.


  1. Krogsbøll LT, Jørgensen KJ, Grønhøj Larsen C, Gøtzsche PC. General health checks in adults for reducing morbidity and mortality from disease. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Oct 17;10:CD009009. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009009.pub2. PubMed PMID: 23076952.