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Chemogenetics Doesn’t Work Like Many Thought

By Kerry Grens | August 4, 2017

A study finds the so-called DREADD method of manipulating neurons using a drug called CNO actually works via clozapine.

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Discoverer of G Proteins Dies

By Kerry Grens | December 29, 2015

Nobel laureate Alfred Gilman has passed away at age 74.

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Flow Cytometry On-a-Chip

By Jeffrey M. Perkel | June 1, 2015

Novel microfluidic devices give researchers new ways to count and sort single cells.

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Light-Operated Drugs

By Ruth Williams | November 1, 2014

Scientists create a photosensitive pharmaceutical to target a glutamate receptor.

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Visualizing the Ocular Microbiome

By Rina Shaikh-Lesko | May 12, 2014

Researchers are beginning to study in depth the largely uncharted territory of the eye’s microbial composition.

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An Insoluble Problem?

By Robert Michael Stroud | May 26, 2011

The challenges of crystallizing membrane proteins—and how they’re being overcome.

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Bitter Pill

By Richard P. Grant | March 1, 2011

Editor's choice in drug discovery

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