Your body is made up of trillions of cells—but what do you really know about them? Take our lab quiz and determine your CIQ (cell identification quotient).
February 18, 2016|
Neighboring neurons can manipulate astrocytes.
Covering the life sciences inside and out
February 11, 2016|
Ancient DNA in the genomes of modern humans influences a range of physiological traits.
February 5, 2016|
A study on human cells reveals how cellular aging affects the 3-D architecture of chromosomes.
February 4, 2016|
Injections of progenitor cells into damaged rat hearts may improve function, but not because the implants themselves are creating new muscle.
January 27, 2016|
Genetic evidence suggests that overactive synaptic pruning drives development of schizophrenia.
January 20, 2016|
Key Alzheimer’s disease–related protein may be a transcriptional regulator.
January 4, 2016|
A gene-expression signature correlates with a person’s likelihood of experiencing adverse events after receiving a seasonal flu vaccine, scientists show.
December 29, 2015|
A second fatal, transmissible cancer has been identified in the already endangered species.
December 21, 2015|
In 2015, The Scientist dove deep into the latest research on aging, HIV, hearing, and obesity.
November 26, 2015|
Scientists document the characteristics and connections of mouse neocortical neurons to establish the most detailed microcircuit map to date.