The Scientist

» technology

Most Recent

image: New Methods to Detect CRISPR Off-Target Mutations

New Methods to Detect CRISPR Off-Target Mutations

By Sandeep Ravindran | March 1, 2018

Researchers have developed a variety of techniques to detect when CRISPR misses the mark.


We are on the cusp of yet another revolution in how we feed the populace.


image: Organs on Chips

Organs on Chips

By Diana Kwon | August 28, 2017

Scientists hope that these devices will one day replace animal models of disease and help advance personalized medicine.


image: Last Chance to Enter the Fray

Last Chance to Enter the Fray

By The Scientist Staff | June 12, 2017

You only have a couple of days left to submit a product in The Scientist's Top 10 Innovation competition. Your product can't win if it doesn't get in!


The new technology could allow for new and improved applications in both medicine and research.  


image: 2016 Top 10 Innovations: Honorable Mentions

2016 Top 10 Innovations: Honorable Mentions

By The Scientist Staff | December 1, 2016

These runners up to the Top 10 Innovations of 2016 caught our judges' attention.


image: Sealing the Deal

Sealing the Deal

By The Scientist Staff | November 1, 2016

Irish researchers convert seals into remote oceanographic sensors by attaching tags containing temperature probes and other technologies to their heads.


image: An Evolutionary History

An Evolutionary History

By Mary Beth Aberlin | October 1, 2016

Celebrating 30 years and a resurrection


image: Thirty Years of Lab Safety

Thirty Years of Lab Safety

By Michal Barski | October 1, 2016

From mouth pipetting to automated liquid handling, life-science labs have gotten much safer over the past three decades.

1 Comment

image: Smart Skin Enables Magnetoreception

Smart Skin Enables Magnetoreception

By Jef Akst | September 1, 2016

Researchers develop a wearable technology that can detect magnetic fields and translate the signal into a visual display—a first step toward equipping humans with an entirely new sense.

1 Comment

Popular Now

  1. Elena Rybak-Akimova, Chemical Kinetics Expert, Dies
  2. University of Oregon Erecting a $1-Billion Science Center
  3. Could Rapamycin Help Humans Live Longer?
  4. Investigation Finds Signs of Misconduct in Swedish Researcher’s Papers