Image of the Day: Itch to Scratch
Image of the Day: Itch to Scratch
Blocking a key receptor in itch-detecting neurons could quell chronic conditions.
Image of the Day: Itch to Scratch
Image of the Day: Itch to Scratch

Blocking a key receptor in itch-detecting neurons could quell chronic conditions.

Blocking a key receptor in itch-detecting neurons could quell chronic conditions.

cell & molecular biology
Image of the Day: Fly Eye
Image of the Day: Fly Eye
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 16, 2019
See a developing Drosophila eye.
Caught on Camera
Caught on Camera
The Scientist Staff | Jul 15, 2019
Selected Images of the Day from the-scientist.com
Laura Bowers Works to Sever the Link Between Obesity and Cancer
Laura Bowers Works to Sever the Link Between Obesity and Cancer
Shawna Williams | Jul 15, 2019
The Purdue University nutrition researcher delves into the details of how fat tissue affects tumors.
Researchers Identify Gut Microbes to Help Malnourished Kids Recover
Researchers Identify Gut Microbes to Help Malnourished Kids Recover
Ashley P. Taylor | Jul 12, 2019
Calories aren’t enough to correct malnourishment, but eating foods that spur specific microbes to grow in the gut can.
Potential Causes of Irreproducibility Revealed
Potential Causes of Irreproducibility Revealed
Abby Olena | Jul 11, 2019
Five independent groups got different results in a drug-response experiment, despite sharing protocols, reagents, and cell lines. The researchers identify technical variables that could be to blame.
Developmental Biologist Suzanne Eaton Found Dead in Greece
Developmental Biologist Suzanne Eaton Found Dead in Greece
Ashley P. Taylor | Jul 9, 2019
Eaton studied morphology and growth during development at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics.
Image of the Day: Design Challenge
Image of the Day: Design Challenge
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 9, 2019
An online video game helps researchers create strategies for creating RNA.
Stem Cell Funding Agency CIRM Is Nearly Out of Funds
Stem Cell Funding Agency CIRM Is Nearly Out of Funds
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 8, 2019
The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has been funding research since it formed in 2004, giving out nearly $3 billion in grants to date.
Image of the Day: Multilayered
Image of the Day: Multilayered
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 8, 2019
Human embryonic stem cells differentiate and organize themselves on a chip.