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Using Mimics to Get Around Antibodies’ Limitations
Devika G. Bansal | Jun 1, 2018
Synthetic and natural alternatives to traditional antibodies offer more control, specificity, and reproducibility.
Computer Programs Sift Through Spikes in Nerve Cells’ Activity
Ashley Yeager | May 1, 2018
Software that can separate signals from noise brings neuroscientists a step closer to understanding neurons’ patterns of communication.
Of Mice and Metastasis
Amanda B. Keener | Apr 1, 2018
Tools for studying how cancer spreads
New Methods to Detect CRISPR Off-Target Mutations
Sandeep Ravindran | Mar 1, 2018
Researchers have developed a variety of techniques to detect when CRISPR misses the mark.
Mapping Brain Proteins
Devika G. Bansal | Feb 1, 2018
Researchers are using souped-up mass spectrometry to localize proteins within brain cells.
Virtual Reality May Revolutionize Brain Science
Ashley Yeager | Feb 1, 2018
New technology could open doors for researchers studying animals’ most complex organ.
High-Throughput Epigenetics Analyses
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jan 1, 2018
Emerging technologies help researchers draw mechanistic links between metabolism and epigenetic modification of DNA.
Optical Cell Sorting
Rachel Berkowitz | Dec 1, 2017
Researchers are using light and new image processing tools for label-free cell characterization.
Caught in the Act
Devika G. Bansal | Nov 1, 2017
Molecular probes for imaging in live animals
Lighting Up Monkey Brains
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Nov 1, 2017
Optogenetic and chemogenetic tools illuminate brain and behavior connections in nonhuman primates.