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Infographic: Piecing the Cholesterol Puzzle
Diana Kwon | May 1, 2018
How a rare disease led to an understanding of the basics of cholesterol regulation.
Infographic: Isolating mitochondria from specific cell types
Ruth Williams | May 1, 2018
Adding a fusion gene to certain mitochondria in C. elegans enables researchers to collect and analyze them.
Infographic: Getting Synapses Ready to Fire
Ashley Yeager | May 1, 2018
A new study reveals more about the role of specialized Schwann cells at junctions between neurons and muscle cells.
Infographic: Rare Disease by the Numbers
Staff | May 1, 2018
How rare conditions and research spending on them compare with more common diseases.
Infographic: Cancer Drug Pairings
Anna Azvolinsky | Mar 31, 2018
Researchers use several different strategies to deliver a one-two punch.
Infographic: Tumor-Associated Macrophages and Cancer
Amanda B. Keener | Mar 31, 2018
The immune cells play various roles in the tumor—some that assist cancer's spread, and others that hinder it.
Infographic: Structure of the Perineuronal Net
Daniela Carulli | Mar 31, 2018
See the web of proteins that make up these neuronal wrappings.
Infographic: Capturing Exosomes From Fluids
Ruth Williams | Mar 31, 2018
A microfluidic device collects microRNAs for analysis.
Infographic: How Escaped Chromosomes Can Aid Metastasis
Jim Daley | Mar 31, 2018
Errors in segregation during cell division can lead to inflammation in daughter cells.
Infographic: From Sediments to Sequences
Catherine Offord | Feb 28, 2018
How to analyze ancient proteins