Thomas Kidd, Gunnar Newquist, and Kirsti Walker, University of Nevada, Reno (image) University of Nevada, Reno Share Print E-Mail Caption Thomas Kidd, center, in his biosciences lab at the University of Nevada, Reno with post-doctoral researcher Gunnar Newquist and biology student Kirsti Walker, uses genetic studies with fruit flies to investigate nerve development. They have found a new mechanism that guides the growth of nerves that involves cell-death machinery that may bring advances in neurological medicine and research. The team reported their discovery in an article published in the prestigious science publication Cell Reports. Credit Photo by Mike Wolterbeek, University of Nevada, Reno Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.