Illustration showing how some intracellular bacteria, such as <em >Legionella pneumophila</em>, manipulate the cell&#39;s membranes for their own good
Infographic: Intracellular Bacteria’s Tricks for Host Manipulation 
Catherine Offord | Dec 1, 2022 | 2 min read
Various microbes, including several human pathogens, hijack the cell’s skeleton, membranes, and protein-making machinery to make themselves at home.
Lock and key illustration
Novel Yeast-Assembly Technique Yields Living Materials
Natalia Mesa | Nov 23, 2022 | 3 min read
Researchers say structures made of the cells could potentially be used to clean up uranium from oceans, heal wounds, and more.
The fight against time
The Scientist Speaks - The Fight Against Time: Stem Cells and Healthy Aging 
The Scientist Creative Services Team | 2 min read
Tricking the body into mimicking a fasting state may hold the key to fighting age-related cognitive decline. 
the facade of a building. crisscrossed white walls intersect sets of four black windows in a lattice structure, with a cloudless blue sky in the background.
Exosome Scientist Douglas Taylor Stole and Mislabeled Images: Report
Katherine Irving | Nov 23, 2022 | 2 min read
Taylor, formerly of the University of Louisville, is known for his discovery of and research on tumor-secreted exosomes.  
illustration of cancer cells moving
Cancer Cells Gather Speed in Thicker Fluids
Holly Barker | Nov 22, 2022 | 4 min read
Viscous solutions accelerate the migration of tumor cells and may enable metastasis, according to a new study.
How to Produce Successful Viral Vectors&nbsp;
How to Produce Successful Viral Vectors
The Scientist Creative Services Team | 1 min read
Learn how to be successful with transfection parameters, cell culture considerations, and assessment methodology when producing viral vectors.
Micrograph image of cancer cells stained violet.
Oral Cancer Survives Starvation with Help from Nearby Nerves
Dan Robitzski | Nov 16, 2022 | 3 min read
Human and mouse oral tumors recruit nerves to produce peptides that the cancer cells need to survive—but this process can be blocked with a migraine drug.
Cells with miRNA activity reporter glowing
MicroRNAs Can Boost Gene Expression: Study
Holly Barker | Nov 15, 2022 | 3 min read
The tiny strings of RNA promote translation of a protein implicated in cancer, a hint they could regulate gene expression in more ways than previously thought.
&nbsp;Learn how excessive oxygen availability during cell culture causes abnormal cell behavior&nbsp;
What Oxygen Level Is Biologically Relevant For Cell Culture?
Thermo Fisher Scientific | 1 min read
Normoxic atmospheric conditions provide excessive oxygen availability, leading to abnormal cell behavior.
A colored microscopy image showing cells that are dying in yellow and healthy cells in blue&nbsp;
Sweet Taste Receptors Regulate Proteins in Developing Fruit Flies
Tess Joosse | Nov 14, 2022 | 2 min read
An unexpected find shows that sweet-sensing receptors also help epithelial cells in Drosophila larvae stay alive amid proteotoxic stress.
Breast tissue shown in pink and yellow
Science Snapshot: Milking It
Lisa Winter | Oct 31, 2022 | 1 min read
This image took 2nd place at the 2022 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition.
Proteomics: Pushing Towards Single-Cell Resolution
Proteomics: Pushing Towards Single-Cell Resolution
The Scientist Creative Services Team | 1 min read
Learn how the latest single-cell proteomics technology is revolutionizing protein analysis and driving research progress.
a black pencil with a white eraser on the tip leaves eraser marks on a piece of paper
Nobel Prize Winner Faces Investigation into Paper Integrity
Katherine Irving | Oct 21, 2022 | 2 min read
Seventeen studies coauthored by Gregg Semenza have been retracted, corrected, or raised for concern, and 15 more are currently under investigation.
illustration of human oocyte
Mammalian Oocytes Store mRNA in Newly Found Membraneless Structure
Alejandra Manjarrez | Oct 20, 2022 | 3 min read
The findings answer the longstanding question of where these cells hold the mRNA needed to cope with the transcriptional halt preceding meiosis.
Science Philosophy in a Flash - Paul George&nbsp;
Science Philosophy in a Flash - Wired to Regenerate
Iris Kulbatski, PhD | 1 min read
Paul George shares how a dual career as a physician and scientist enriches his research.
Micrograph of kidney tissue from a mouse
Vesicles from Young Mice Alleviate Signs of Aging in Older Animals
Catherine Offord | Oct 19, 2022 | 4 min read
Mice that received the stem cell–derived treatment were less frail compared with controls, a study reports.
A purple-stained section of an invasive breast cancer growth. The dark purple non-fatty tissue takes up the majority of the frame, and pale purple circular tumors grow in ducts in the bottom left.
Harboring Hard and Soft Cells Lets Tumors Grow and Metastasize Simultaneously
Katherine Irving | Oct 17, 2022 | 4 min read
Islands of rigid cells within a matrix of soft ones allow tumors to be both solid and fluid, granting them toughness without losing the ability to break apart.
Learn about innovations in tissue regeneration&nbsp;
Stem Cell Engineering for Tissue Regeneration
The Scientist Creative Services Team | 1 min read
Innovative strategies drive stem cell repair of organ damage.
3D imaging of organoid
Infographic: Generating Hundreds of 3D Organoid Images per Hour
Natalia Mesa | Oct 17, 2022 | 1 min read
By modifying a technique used to image single cells, researchers have managed to generate a super-resolution 3D image of a complete organoid in just seven seconds.
The structure of a biological cell (macro)
The Long and Winding Road to Eukaryotic Cells
Amanda Heidt | Oct 17, 2022 | 10+ min read
Despite recent advances in the study of eukaryogenesis, much remains unresolved about the origin and evolution of the most complex domain of life.