Image of the Day: Handheld Science
Image of the Day: Handheld Science
Researchers create a 3-D printed, portable centrifuge that can be affordably produced for science classrooms.
Image of the Day: Handheld Science
Image of the Day: Handheld Science

Researchers create a 3-D printed, portable centrifuge that can be affordably produced for science classrooms.

Researchers create a 3-D printed, portable centrifuge that can be affordably produced for science classrooms.

bioluminescence, cell & molecular biology, culture, microbiology
New Technique Maps RNAs in Cells Without a Microscope
New Technique Maps RNAs in Cells Without a Microscope
Kerry Grens | Jun 20, 2019
DNA microscopy pinpoints the locations of transcripts by laying a grid of tags over the molecules and labeling each connection.
Image of the Day: Phantom Limbs
Image of the Day: Phantom Limbs
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 17, 2019
Researchers study how oxygen around an embryo helps shape the way feet and digits form in amphibians and chickens.
Enterovirus Might Be Behind Kids’ Paralysis: Preprint
Enterovirus Might Be Behind Kids’ Paralysis: Preprint
Catherine Offord | Jun 17, 2019
Researchers identify a possible driver of acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like disease diagnosed in more than 500 children over the last few years.
FDA Suspends Clinical Trials Involving Fecal Transplants
FDA Suspends Clinical Trials Involving Fecal Transplants
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 14, 2019
The agency issued a safety warning after two patients contracted antibiotic-resistant infections and one of the patients died.
Image of the Day: Motile Swimmers
Image of the Day: Motile Swimmers
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 12, 2019
Scientists track the movement of sperm flagella.
Knight on the Microbiome
Knight on the Microbiome
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2019
See the University of California, San Diego’s Rob Knight give a TED Talk on the emerging importance of our microbial hitchhikers.
Microbial Motors
Microbial Motors
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2019
Watch a type IV pilus, which powers some bacterial species' movement, in action.
Making Sense of Magnetic Navigation
Making Sense of Magnetic Navigation
David Barrie | Jun 1, 2019
A new book about remarkable feats of migration by animals explores the front lines of research into how they do it.
Opinion: New Repository Will Hold the World’s Microbial Riches
Opinion: New Repository Will Hold the World’s Microbial Riches
Jack Gilbert, Rob Knight, Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello, and Martin Blaser | Jun 1, 2019
The Microbiota Vault takes a holistic approach to preserving Earth’s microscopic diversity.