‘The Orville’ Season 3 episode 9 is a bombardment on the senses

Warning: Spoilers ahead for “The Orville” season 3, episode 9 Wow, if you thought there was a lot crammed into last week’s episode — and there was — then hold onto your potatoes, the season 3 penultimate episode, entitled “Domino” surpasses that and then some. While not quite as long in running time as the … Read more

How the body senses an essential amino acid

Cells in the liver are arranged in “lobules” of concentric rings of hepatocytes. Liver cells within the lobules vary in their sensitivity to the essential amino acid leucine. Credit Andrew Cangelosi/Whitehead Institute A new paper from Whitehead Institute researchers reveals how mice sense an essential amino acid called leucine, which many people get from eating … Read more