Fat Tissue Reorganizes During Pregnancy
Fat Tissue Reorganizes During Pregnancy
Researchers identify a protein that promotes changes in adipose tissue in vitro and in pregnant mice and may help protect against gestational diabetes in humans.
Fat Tissue Reorganizes During Pregnancy
Fat Tissue Reorganizes During Pregnancy

Researchers identify a protein that promotes changes in adipose tissue in vitro and in pregnant mice and may help protect against gestational diabetes in humans.

Researchers identify a protein that promotes changes in adipose tissue in vitro and in pregnant mice and may help protect against gestational diabetes in humans.

cell biology
Infographic: How Pregnancy Changes Fat Tissue
Infographic: How Pregnancy Changes Fat Tissue
Catherine Offord | Aug 1, 2021
Researchers propose a mechanism by which a protein produced in the placenta may trigger blood vessel growth and enlarge fat cells.
Understanding Microglial Response in Alzheimer’s Disease
Understanding Microglial Response in Alzheimer’s Disease
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with 10x Genomics | Jul 30, 2021
Single-cell technologies reveals subpopulations of microglia that play distinct roles in diseased and healthy brains.
Monitoring Organoid Growth in Real Time
Monitoring Organoid Growth in Real Time
Sartorius | Jul 30, 2021
Automated live-cell analysis simplifies organoid research.
A Guide to Biobank Storage
A Guide to Biobank Storage
Thermo Fisher Scientific | Jul 29, 2021
Choose the right temperature and storage product for each type of specimen.
Defining Cell Culture Lines and Media
Defining Cell Culture Lines and Media
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with MilliporeSigma | Jul 29, 2021
A new partnership opens the door for a source of highly purified human cell lines and defined cell culture media.
Predictions of Most Human Protein Structures Made Freely Available
Predictions of Most Human Protein Structures Made Freely Available
Lisa Winter | Jul 23, 2021
The AlphaFold program from AI firm DeepMind has amassed a huge database of protein structures from humans and model organisms.
Form Determines Function: Insights from Structural Biology
Form Determines Function: Insights from Structural Biology
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jul 23, 2021
Researchers use diverse tools to analyze protein structures.
Of Guidelines and Gatekeepers: Reproducibility in Flow Cytometry
Of Guidelines and Gatekeepers: Reproducibility in Flow Cytometry
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with Beckman Coulter Life Sciences | Jul 19, 2021
Guidelines and built-in safeguards ensure the reproducibility of flow cytometry data.
Analyzing Biological Systems with Flow Cytometry
Analyzing Biological Systems with Flow Cytometry
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with Beckman Coulter Life Sciences | Jul 19, 2021
Single-cell analysis provides a superior view of heterogeneous cell populations.
Humans Can Survive Without Key Autophagy Gene
Humans Can Survive Without Key Autophagy Gene
Stephanie Melchor | Jul 19, 2021
Loss of the protein ATG7 is fatal in mice, but not always for people—although it is linked to human neurodevelopmental disorders, researchers report.
Encouraging Digital Laboratory Management Solutions
Encouraging Digital Laboratory Management Solutions
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with Eppendorf | Jul 14, 2021
A cloud-based platform enables researchers to effectively manage their laboratories.
Measuring Cellular Oxygen Consumption in Real Time
Measuring Cellular Oxygen Consumption in Real Time
Lucid Scientific | Jul 7, 2021
Continuous monitoring of oxygen consumption rates out-performs traditional endpoint assays.
Technique Talk: The Basics of Immunohistochemistry
Technique Talk: The Basics of Immunohistochemistry
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jul 6, 2021
Learn about the fundamentals of immunohistochemistry in this workshop for better protocol development and troubleshooting.
Stress Paralyzes Immune Cells
Stress Paralyzes Immune Cells
Emma Yasinski | Jul 1, 2021
Scientists show that an influx of noradrenaline can halt immune cells in mice.
Izzy Jayasinghe Harnesses Cutting-Edge Microscopy to Image Cells
Izzy Jayasinghe Harnesses Cutting-Edge Microscopy to Image Cells
Shawna Williams | Jul 1, 2021
The University of Sheffield researcher devises new protocols to gain molecular-level insights.
The Promise of Spatial Transcriptomics in Exploring Chronic Liver Disease
The Promise of Spatial Transcriptomics in Exploring Chronic Liver Disease
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with 10x Genomics | Jun 30, 2021
Prakash Ramachandran discusses using spatial transcriptomics to understand liver fibrosis and what he can learn from analyzing biobanked tissue samples.
Cancer Metastasizes Via Fusion of Tumor and Immune Cells: Study
Cancer Metastasizes Via Fusion of Tumor and Immune Cells: Study
Marcus A. Banks | Jun 17, 2021
Researchers say evidence of hybridization between leukocytes and cancer indicates that this is a primary means of metastasis. Others disagree.
A Newly Found Organ for <em>Arabidopsis</em>
A Newly Found Organ for Arabidopsis
Kerry Grens | Jun 16, 2021
Horizontal arms dubbed cantils only appear under certain growing conditions—perhaps explaining why they had not been identified before.