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Infographic: A Painful Pathway
Catherine Offord | Dec 31, 2017
Since the mid-2000s, the voltage-gated sodium channel Na
1.7 has emerged as a promising target for a new class of analgesics.
Infographic: Two Pain Paths Diverge in the Body
Mark R. Hutchinson | Dec 31, 2017
The acute pain that results from injury or disease is very different from chronic pain.
Infographic: A 3-D–Printed Ethoscope
Ruth Williams | Dec 31, 2017
The instrument presents a new option for researchers working on large-scale fly behavior studies.
Infographic: Combo Method of Stem Cell Generation
Ruth Williams | Nov 30, 2017
Simultaneous exposure to reprogramming and gene-editing plasmids efficiently produces edited pluripotent colonies.
Infographic: How Embryos Take Control of Their Own Development
Jef Akst | Nov 30, 2017
The switch from maternal factors involves dynamic reprogramming of the zygotic genome.
Infographic: The Hazards of Life on Mars
Diana Kwon | Nov 30, 2017
High levels of radiation, among other health risks, challenge the future colonation of the Red Planet.
Infographic: Exosomes and Insulin Resistance
Catherine Offord | Nov 30, 2017
Circulating microRNAs may help explain how excess fat can lead to insulin resistance in distant cells.
Salary Survey: By the Numbers
Aggie Mika | Oct 31, 2017
An overview of this year's results in graphical form
Infographic: Dialing Up Dopamine
Catherine Offord | Oct 31, 2017
Synaptic vesicles can dynamically adjust neurotransmitter content in response to neuronal firing.
Infographic: Reading the Mind’s Magnetism
Ruth Williams | Oct 31, 2017
Newly designed sensors detect the magnetic fields generated by electrical activity within cat brains.