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Scientists Uncover Major Pathway Cells Use to Mend Leaky Lysosomes
Holly Barker | Oct 6, 2022 | 3 min read
Damaged lysosomes are repaired by a lipid-based signaling pathway dubbed PITT that could be targeted to treat neurodegenerative disease, its discoverers say.
Grayscale microscopic image of dying melanoma cells
Science Snapshot: Living Bubble Wrap
Lisa Winter | Oct 5, 2022 | 1 min read
This year’s fourth-place winner of the 2022 Nikon Small World in Motion competition shows dying melanoma cells.
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The Importance of Growth Factor Quality in Organoid Cultures
The Scientist Creative Services Team and Sino Biological | 3 min read
Optimizing organoid growth using pure, highly active, and consistent growth factors.
Microscopic view of monkey cells in orange and blue
Science Snapshot: More Fun Than a Barrel of Monkey Cells
Lisa Winter | Oct 3, 2022 | 1 min read
This year’s second-place winner of the 2022 Nikon Small World in Motion competition shows a 12-hour time-lapse of labeled cells.
Fluorescent view of a zebrafish embryo
Science Snapshot: Do the Locomotion
Lisa Winter | Sep 29, 2022 | 1 min read
The top winner of the 2022 Nikon Small World in Motion contest shows cells migrating through a zebrafish embryo.
Realizing the Potential of Spatial Biology for a Noncanonical Model
Realizing the Potential of Spatial Biology for a Noncanonical Model
The Scientist Creative Services Team | 1 min read
In this webinar, Shaye Hagler will discuss the unexplored capabilities of ChipCytometryTM Spatial Multiplexing Technology for advancing spatial biology research.
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Lawyer Turned Stem Cell Advocate Susan Solomon Dies at 71
Lisa Winter | Sep 27, 2022 | 2 min read
Her passion came from her son’s struggle with type 1 diabetes and the inability to find new treatments.
3D rendered images of three T cell
T Cells Ward Off Aging with Help from Their Friends
Natalia Mesa | Sep 16, 2022 | 5 min read
Immune cells deliver packages of telomeres to T cells, helping them retain their virus-fighting function over time, research suggests.
Characterizing Protein Oligomerization Dynamics with Automated Mass Photometry
Characterizing Protein Oligomerization Dynamics with Automated Mass Photometry
The Scientist Creative Services Team | 1 min read
In this webinar, Gareth Rogers will discuss how mass photometry and automated mass photometry work using case studies that evaluated the oligomeric status of proteins.
3d render Blood cells (depth of field)
William Harvey Revolutionized Our Understanding of Circulation
Dhun Sethna | Sep 12, 2022 | 5 min read
A puzzle for millennia, the movement of blood through the body was solved by an English physician in the 17th century, paving the way for modern medical technologies.
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Scientists Consider How Overturning Roe Might Affect Research
Natalia Mesa | Sep 7, 2022 | 5+ min read
Researchers who work with materials such as fetal tissue and human embryonic stem cells are facing new restrictions, the latest in a long line of regulations, that could impede important advances.
Medical illustration depicting self-renewal of a single stem cell dividing into two identical cells.<br><br>
Brush Up: What Is Stemness and Pluripotency?
Deanna MacNeil, PhD | 4 min read
Scientists study pluripotent stems cells to understand early development and how to use them in regenerative medicine, disease modeling, and drug discovery.
ant with wings on white background
Secret to Reproductive Ants’ Longevity Revealed
Patience Asanga | Sep 2, 2022 | 3 min read
Researchers say they've figured out how some reproductive ants live up to 30 years—far longer than workers.
Why gut health matters. Your digestion are important. Horizontal poster. Medical infographic. Stomach function. Editable vector illustration in modern style. Healthcare and scientific concept
Opinion: Splashing Cold Water on Poop Transplants for Weight Loss
Simar Bajaj | Sep 1, 2022 | 5 min read
Gut microbiome–based solutions hold promise for addressing obesity, but are they overhyped?
Technique Talk: Turning the PAGE&mdash;The Dos and Don&rsquo;ts of Protein Electrophoresis and Western Blotting
Technique Talk: Turning the PAGE—The Dos and Don’ts of Protein Electrophoresis and Western Blotting
The Scientist Creative Services Team and Merck | 1 min read
In this webinar, Kelly Wolfe will discuss innovations that streamline western blotting workflows.
Histological slide showing cancerous prostate tissue
2D Genetic Map of Prostate Cells Charts Cancer Growth
Holly Barker | Aug 23, 2022 | 4 min read
An in situ map of copy number variations in prostate tissue reveals that purportedly cancerous genomic changes frequently occur in the healthy tissue surrounding tumors.
Artist’s rendition of a blue-green DNA double helix, viewed lengthwise from within one end.
Stem Cell Lines Riddled With Undetected Mutations
Dan Robitzski | Aug 12, 2022 | 4 min read
Most of the human induced pluripotent stem cells stored at major cell line repositories and used in research harbor thousands of DNA errors, a study finds, highlighting the need for improved quality control measures.
Technique Talk: Turning the PAGE&mdash;The Dos and Don&rsquo;ts of Protein Electrophoresis and Western Blotting
Technique Talk: Turning the PAGE—The Dos and Don’ts of Protein Electrophoresis and Western Blotting
The Scientist Creative Services Team and MilliporeSigma | 1 min read
In this webinar, Kelly Wolfe will discuss innovations that streamline western blotting workflows.
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How Immature Egg Cells in Ovaries Resist Aging
Shafaq Zia | Aug 4, 2022 | 3 min read
The cells’ mitochondria skip a key metabolic reaction that takes place in other cells in the body, a study finds.
microscope image series showing synthetic embryo development
Mouse Embryo: No Sperm, Egg, or Uterus Required
Christie Wilcox | Aug 2, 2022 | 3 min read
Using stem cells and a bioreactor, researchers generated living embryos that survived for more than a week and began to develop internal organs.