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A mouse brain showing activated neurons (white) in the brainstem 3 hours after LPS injection.
Research Pinpoints the Neurons Behind Feeling Ill
James M. Gaines | Sep 23, 2022
Specific neurons in the brainstem control sickness behaviors not directly caused by a pathogen, such as tiredness and lack of appetite, a mouse study finds.
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Exposed: Environmental Echoes in Health - A Special Podcast Series
The Scientist Creative Services Team and Van Andel Institute
Epigenetic experts discuss how environment and diet leave lasting impressions on the human genome.
A ball-and-stick plus ribbons molecular model of the hormone orexin, also known as hypocretin, isolated on a white background.
2023 Breakthrough Prizes Showcase Research in AI and Narcolepsy
Amanda Heidt | Sep 22, 2022
Three prizes were awarded to six researchers working across the life sciences on cellular organization, protein structure, and the genetic underpinnings of a chronic sleep disorder.
A white deer mouse on sand surrounded by plants
Are We In the Midst of a Silent Mass Extinction?
Andy Carstens | Sep 22, 2022
A new modeling technique aims to help scientists and policymakers detect declines in genetic diversity based on habitat loss.
Technique Talk: Turning the PAGE—The Dos and Don’ts of Protein Electrophoresis and Western Blotting
Technique Talk: Turning the PAGE—The Dos and Don’ts of Protein Electrophoresis and Western Blotting
The Scientist Creative Services Team and Merck
In this webinar, Kelly Wolfe will discuss innovations that streamline western blotting workflows.
A C-fern (Ceratopteris richardii) growing in a pot
Genome Spotlight: C-fern (Ceratopteris richardii)
Christie Wilcox | Sep 22, 2022
Sequences for the model organism and two of its kin reveal how these plants got their oversized genomes.
satellite image of Hurricane Fiona
Researchers Assess Setbacks After Hurricane Fiona
Katherine Irving | Sep 21, 2022
Some areas of Puerto Rico have been hit by flooding and high winds, but long power outages are also impeding scientists’ work.
Technique Talk: Turning the PAGE—The Dos and Don’ts of Protein Electrophoresis and Western Blotting
Technique Talk: Turning the PAGE—The Dos and Don’ts of Protein Electrophoresis and Western Blotting
The Scientist Creative Services Team and MilliporeSigma
In this webinar, Kelly Wolfe will discuss innovations that streamline western blotting workflows.
An orange toad perched on a leaf
Past Malaria Surges Linked to Amphibian Die-off
Andy Carstens | Sep 21, 2022
A study suggests that pathogens affecting other species can indirectly harm human health.
Illustration of blue and gray amino acids loosely forming protein
Fungal Cold Adaptation Linked to Protein Structure Changes: Study
Patience Asanga | Sep 20, 2022
Environmental pressure seems to spawn changes in the intrinsically disordered regions of enzymes in polar yeasts, allowing them to adapt to extreme cold.
From histopathology to multiplex immunohistochemistry and spatial transcriptomics, learn how to obtain the appropriate profiling depth to match cancer classification needs.
Broadening Tumor Molecular Profiling Horizons
Canopy Biosciences
From histopathology to multiplex immunohistochemistry and spatial transcriptomics, learn how to obtain the appropriate profiling depth to match cancer classification needs.
People in protective gear enter a building during an Ebola simulation exercise in Uganda in 2019. 
Uganda Declares Ebola Outbreak After Fatality
Katherine Irving | Sep 20, 2022
The outbreak of the Sudan strain of ebolavirus, which includes eight other suspected cases, is the first to hit Uganda in more than a decade.
Black and white photo of a man looking into the camera
Union of Concerned Scientists Cofounder Kurt Gottfried Dies at 93
Lisa Winter | Sep 20, 2022
The Cornell University physicist was an advocate on issues such as nuclear weapons and climate change.
Fast Amplification-Based NGS Library Preparation
Fast Amplification-Based NGS Library Preparation
The Scientist Creative Services Team
In this webinar, Jennifer Silverman and Kan Saito will discuss using rapid genome and transcriptome amplification kits on low input samples for next-generation sequencing.