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Painful Realities
Painful Realities
The Scientist Staff | Dec 31, 2017
Dave Thomas, a researcher at the National Institute on Drug Abuse, talks about the harsh truths and frustrating complexity of pain and analgesia.
January 2018 TS Crossword
January 2018 TS Crossword
Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon | Dec 31, 2017
Try your hand at a sciency brain teaser.
January 2018 TS Crossword Puzzle Answers
January 2018 TS Crossword Puzzle Answers
Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon | Dec 31, 2017
See how well you did.
Infographic: Anticipation Versus Confrontation
Infographic: Anticipation Versus Confrontation
Catherine Offord | Dec 31, 2017
The brain is activated differently when it’s contemplating, rather than directly facing, a threat.
Infographic: A Painful Pathway
Infographic: A Painful Pathway
Catherine Offord | Dec 31, 2017
Since the mid-2000s, the voltage-gated sodium channel NaV1.7 has emerged as a promising target for a new class of analgesics.
Infographic: Two Pain Paths Diverge in the Body
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
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.
Whipping Boys
Whipping Boys
The Scientist Staff | Nov 30, 2017
See whip spiders use their curious antenniform legs to spar in the lab.
In Situ Hybridization Explained
In Situ Hybridization Explained
The Scientist Staff | Nov 30, 2017
Profilee Joseph Gall of the Carnegie Institute describes the process, which he developed in the 1960s.
December 2017 TS Crossword
December 2017 TS Crossword
Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon | Nov 30, 2017
Try your hand at a sciency brain teaser.