Organoids in Space: The Next Frontier
The Scientist | Jun 25, 2024 | 2 min read
Researchers take brain training to the next level by launching mini brains into outer space.
Understanding the Effects of Extrachromosomal DNA on Cancer
The Scientist | May 23, 2024 | 1 min read
Lukas Chavez uses multiomic techniques to study how extrachromosomal DNA (ecDNA) contributes to tumor heterogeneity and gene expression changes in medulloblastoma.
Explainable AI for Rational Antibiotic Discovery
The Scientist | Apr 24, 2024 | 1 min read
Researchers tackle the antibiotic resistance crisis with explainable neural networks and high throughput drug discovery.
Natural Trip: Endogenous Psychedelics and Human Physiology
The Scientist | Mar 25, 2024 | 1 min read
Researchers explore the trippy science behind natural hallucinogens in humans. 
Epigenetics in a Dish
The Scientist | Feb 27, 2024 | 2 min read
Jonathan Weissman and Luke Gilbert share how they developed several CRISPR-based epigenetic editors and how these tools differ from traditional CRISPR.
Virtual Laboratories for Remote Benchwork and Breakthroughs
The Scientist | Jan 26, 2024 | 2 min read
Scientists discuss the advent of robotically run research and the new era of academic cloud labs on the horizon.
Hijacking Viruses: Optimizing Lentivirus-Based Cell Engineering
The Scientist | Dec 19, 2023 | 1 min read
Filippo Rossignoli discusses the challenges he faced when employing lentiviruses to produce immunotherapies and how he overcame these obstacles.
The Art and Science of Synthetic Biology 
The Scientist | Nov 27, 2023 | 2 min read
Researchers get creative using bacterial bits and pieces to produce synthetic cells for studying cancer.
Smart Gateways into the Lab of the Future
The Scientist | Sep 21, 2023 | 2 min read
Neurobiologists, computer scientists, and engineers join forces to grow mini brains using automation and make their technologies smarter with artificial intelligence.
Fecal Microbiota Transplants: From Gut Infections to Psychiatric Disorders
The Scientist | Jul 26, 2023 | 1 min read
Fecal transplants may help scientists improve current treatment strategies for anorexia nervosa.
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Starting with Human Cell Systems 
The Scientist | Jul 24, 2023 | 1 min read
Xitiz Chamling shares how advances in human stem cell and gene editing technologies fuel his drive for better multiple sclerosis drug screening platforms.
Relevant Models Reflect Real-World Needs
The Scientist | May 30, 2023 | 1 min read
Jie Sun shares how his curiosity, creativity, and motivation to address clinical public health needs steer his research in immunology and infectious disease.
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Targeting a Genetic Accident to Treat Disease
Deanna MacNeil, PhD | May 9, 2023 | 2 min read
David Liu shares how integrating chemistry and evolution in his research has directed his work on base editing techniques aimed at developing new therapeutics.
Targeting the Undruggable
The Scientist | May 8, 2023 | 1 min read
Through a combination of basic science research and clinical trials, researchers uncover innovative approaches for targeted cancer treatment. 
Molecular Diagnostics: An Eye Toward the Future
The Scientist and Thermo Fisher Scientific | May 4, 2023 | 2 min read
Scientists discuss their successes and challenges when creating new assays for molecular diagnostics.
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Science Philosophy in a Flash - A Surprising Way to Repair Scar Tissue
The Scientist | Apr 11, 2023 | 1 min read
Claire Higgins employs a novel approach to repair damaged skin tissue.
Genomes Across the Tree of Life
The Scientist | Mar 23, 2023 | 2 min read
Researchers turn to unique eukaryotes to better understand how DNA is organized in 3D space.
A Way with Words: Using Genomics to Dispel Stuttering Myths
The Scientist | Feb 23, 2023 | 1 min read
Filling in the gaps about the genetic risk factors of stuttering may help scientists shatter stigmas and discover new therapies.
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Building Bridges for Translational Research - A Special Podcast Series
The Scientist and Cytiva | Feb 13, 2023 | 2 min read
Translational scientists discuss their experiences taking preclinical concepts to the market.
Immune Cells and ALS: A Balance Between Life and Death
The Scientist | Jan 30, 2023 | 1 min read
Understanding the role of immune cells in neurodegeneration may help scientists develop new diagnostic, prognostic, and treatment tools.