Most Recent

image: A Neuroscientist’s Journey Through Madness

A Neuroscientist’s Journey Through Madness

By Barbara Lipska with Elaine McArdle | April 1, 2018

After I was diagnosed with brain cancer and started to lose my mental health, the importance of my job came into clear focus.

0 Comments

Mice treated with an immunostimulant had better outcomes when researchers blocked the expression of TNFR2, a compound that helps tumors evade immune attack.

0 Comments

In the presence of cytosolic DNA, cancer cells activate antiviral pathways that disguise them as immune cells.

0 Comments

image: Contributors

Contributors

By The Scientist Staff | April 1, 2018

Meet some of the people featured in the April 2018 issue of The Scientist.

0 Comments

Social insects kill infected individuals for the benefit of the colony—and now a study has shown how they know who’s sick.

1 Comment

Errors in segregation during cell division can lead to inflammation in daughter cells.

0 Comments

image: Infographic: Structure of the Perineuronal Net

Infographic: Structure of the Perineuronal Net

By Daniela Carulli | April 1, 2018

See the web of proteins that make up these neuronal wrappings.

0 Comments

A controversial hypothesis suggests that jellyfish may one day rule the oceans, and Mola mola may tell us if we are approaching a tipping point.

0 Comments

The neuronal coverings that mediate synaptic changes are involved in everything from memory to psychiatric disorders, affecting autism, Alzheimer’s, and addiction.

0 Comments

The drugs’ disruption of the microbiome makes a subsequent flavivirus infection more severe.

0 Comments

Popular Now

  1. RNA Moves a Memory From One Snail to Another
  2. Sweden Cancels Agreement With Elsevier Over Open Access
  3. Researchers Develop a Drug Against the Common Cold
  4. Army Surgeons Grow Ear in Soldier’s Arm