Infographics
Infographic: Nanostraw Extraction
Infographic: Nanostraw Extraction
Ruth Williams | Sep 30, 2017
Researchers devise a way to sample living proteins and RNAs from cells by using an electric current to briefly open pores in the membrane.
Infographic: Ultrasound-Stimulated Microbubbles Fix Fractures
Infographic: Ultrasound-Stimulated Microbubbles Fix Fractures
Ruth Williams | Aug 31, 2017
The new technique helped pig tibias heal in just eight weeks.
Infographic: Why Not All Cell Divisions Are Equal
Infographic: Why Not All Cell Divisions Are Equal
Shawna Williams | Aug 31, 2017
Phosphorylation of a protein called Sara found on the surface of endosomes appears to be a key regulator of asymmetric splitting in fruit flies.
Infographic: The Various Forms of Methylated DNA
Infographic: The Various Forms of Methylated DNA
Skirmantas Kriaucionis | Aug 31, 2017
To expand the basic nucleotide alphabet, many species modify their DNA with epigenetic marks.
Infographic: Brain Infection and Alzheimer’s Disease Pathology
Infographic: Brain Infection and Alzheimer’s Disease Pathology
Jill U. Adams | Aug 31, 2017
Emerging evidence links bacterial or viral infection with the neuropathology of Alzheimer’s disease.
Infographic: The Brain on Psychedelics
Infographic: The Brain on Psychedelics
Diana Kwon | Aug 31, 2017
Understanding how hallucinogenic drugs affect different neural networks could shed light on their therapeutic potential.
Interactive Infographic: The Global Business of Dying
Interactive Infographic: The Global Business of Dying
Catherine Offord | Aug 16, 2017
Throughout the world, laws governing how terminally ill patients can choose to die vary widely.
Interactive Infographic: State Laws for Medical Aid-in-Dying
Interactive Infographic: State Laws for Medical Aid-in-Dying
Catherine Offord | Aug 16, 2017
In six states and the District of Columbia, terminally ill patients can get a perscription for a life-ending drug, and several additional states are considering legalizing the practice.
Endocannabinoids in the Groove
Endocannabinoids in the Groove
Megan Scudellari | Jul 16, 2017
The system responsible for the buzz humans get from marijuana plays a passel of physiological roles outside the brain.
Worms’ Epigenetic Memories
Worms’ Epigenetic Memories
Catherine Offord | Jul 16, 2017
When kept at warmer temperatures for five generations, C. elegans showed evidence of “remembering” that experience for up to 14 generations.