Infographics
Infographic: Understanding Our Diverse Brain
Infographic: Understanding Our Diverse Brain
Fred H. Gage, Tracy A. Bedrosian, Sara B. Linker | Oct 31, 2017
Recent advances in single-cell omics and other techniques are revealing variation at genomic, epigenomic, transcriptomic, and posttranscriptomic levels.
Infographic: Breaking into the Brain
Infographic: Breaking into the Brain
Amanda B. Keener | Oct 31, 2017
The blood-brain barrier is a collection of specialized cells and proteins that control the movement of molecules from the blood to the central nervous system.
Infographic: Reading the Mind’s Magnetism
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.
Infographic: Dialing Up Dopamine
Infographic: Dialing Up Dopamine
Catherine Offord | Oct 31, 2017
Synaptic vesicles can dynamically adjust neurotransmitter content in response to neuronal firing.
Salary Survey: By the Numbers
Salary Survey: By the Numbers
Aggie Mika | Oct 31, 2017
An overview of this year's results in graphical form
Check Out This 3-D Interactive Fire Ant Model
Check Out This 3-D Interactive Fire Ant Model
The Scientist Staff | Oct 30, 2017
Explore the many facets of this invasive species.
Infographic: Polymerase Pausing Halts Transcription
Infographic: Polymerase Pausing Halts Transcription
Shawna Williams | Sep 30, 2017
Using a drug to freeze RNA polymerase II on Drosophila DNA, researchers found that transcription could not continue.
Infographic: Macrophages Around the Body
Infographic: Macrophages Around the Body
Claire Asher | Sep 30, 2017
In addition to circulating in the blood as immune sentinels, macrophages play specialized roles in different organs around the body.
Infographic: Evolving Virulence
Infographic: Evolving Virulence
Andrew F. Read and Peter J. Kerr | Sep 30, 2017
Tracking the myxoma virus in the wild rabbit populations of Australia has yielded insight into how pathogens and their hosts evolve.
Infographic: Writing with DNA
Infographic: Writing with DNA
Catherine Offord | Sep 30, 2017
Researchers devise numerous strategies to encode information into nucleic acids.