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Synapses on Stage

By | November 1, 2013

Light microscopy techniques that spotlight neural connections in the brain

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Data Drive

By | October 1, 2013

Solutions for sharing, storing, and analyzing big data

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Scents in a Flash

By | October 1, 2013

The modern technique of optogenetics stimulates the complex act of smelling with a simple flash of light.

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Beauty, Science-Deep

By | September 1, 2013

Cosmetics companies use advanced genomics and in vitro technology to make skin look young and vibrant—you may never view the makeup aisle the same way again.

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Sensing a Little Tension

By | September 1, 2013

Tools and techniques for measuring forces in living cells

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Gene Silencing Is Golden

By | August 1, 2013

A beginner’s how-to on RNAi screening in mammalian cells

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Molecular Multitasking

By | August 1, 2013

Commercial kits use fluorescent beads to probe dozens of cytokines in one reaction.

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Transcriptomics for the Animal Kingdom

By | July 1, 2013

Using RNA-seq to study nonmodel organisms

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Name That Metabolite!

By | July 1, 2013

A guided tour through the metabolome

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Piece by Piece

By | June 1, 2013

A guide to fragment-based drug discovery

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