Emmanuel G. Reynaud

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special feature | COMMENTARY method of the year allow simultaneous dual-color, multiview imaging of living samples for extended periods of time. It is a horizontal setup, so the sample is presented vertically from above and moved through the light sheet using a stage that also includes rotation for multiview imaging. The microscope is based on the setup(More)
BACKGROUND Phylogenetic analyses of protein families are used to define the evolutionary relationships between homologous proteins. The interpretation of protein-sequence phylogenetic trees requires the examination of the taxonomic properties of the species associated to those sequences. However, there is no online tool to facilitate this interpretation,(More)
We ran principal component regressions of growth and income on existing measures of institutions to assess which are the most important for economic performance. We find that broadly defined institutions of checks and balances as well as a democratic and anti-authoritarian culture are the most robust institutional determinants of long-run growth in income.(More)
Are the answers to biological questions obtained via live fluorescence microscopy substantially affected by phototoxicity? Although a single set of standards for assessing phototoxicity cannot exist owing to the breadth of samples and experimental questions associated with biological imaging, we need quantitative, practical assessments and reporting(More)
Coral reefs hosts nearly 25% of all marine species and provide food sources for half a billion people worldwide while only a very small percentage have been surveyed. Advances in technology and processing along with affordable underwater cameras and Internet availability gives us the possibility to provide tools and softwares to survey entire coral reefs.(More)
Three-dimensional (3D) tissue models are invaluable tools that can closely reflect the in vivo physiological environment. However, they are usually difficult to develop, have a low throughput and are often costly; limiting their utility to most laboratories. The recent availability of inexpensive additive manufacturing printers and open source 3D design(More)
Reconstructing the transition from a single compartment bacterium to a highly compartmentalized eukaryotic cell is one of the most studied problems of evolutionary cell biology. However, timing and details of the establishment of compartmentalization are unclear and difficult to assess. Here, we propose the use of molecular markers specific to cellular(More)