A pink and blue illustration of the central nervous system, visible through a translucent outline of a human head and shoulders, zooms in to show an illustration of interconnected neurons
Specific Brain Cells Linked to Parkinson’s Disease
Research identifies 10 types of dopamine-making neurons, one of which seems to die off during the disease.
Specific Brain Cells Linked to Parkinson’s Disease
Specific Brain Cells Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

Research identifies 10 types of dopamine-making neurons, one of which seems to die off during the disease.

Research identifies 10 types of dopamine-making neurons, one of which seems to die off during the disease.

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Comprehensive Atlas of Reef-Building Coral’s Cells Created
Christie Wilcox | May 13, 2021
Single-cell RNA sequencing helps to catalog the dozens of cell types present in a stony coral, including its elusive immune cells.
Sample Preparation with Single Cell Multiomics: Simultaneous Epigenomic and Transcriptomic Profiling from the Same Cell
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Sep 30, 2020
In this webinar brought to you by 10x Genomics, experts will discuss how to successfully prepare nuclei suspensions for Single Cell Multiome ATAC + Gene Expression experiments.
Getting Started with Single Cell Multiomics: Simultaneous Epigenomic and Transcriptomic Profiling from the Same Cell
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Sep 15, 2020
In this webinar brought to you by 10x Genomics, experts will discuss tips for running Chromium Single Cell Multiome ATAC + Gene Expression experiments in your lab.
Revealed: New Cortical Neuron Types
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 31, 2018
A pair of mouse studies describes neuronal subpopulations not identified before and some of their functions.
New Cell Type Discovered in Human Brains
Catherine Offord | Aug 28, 2018
Rosehip neurons are not found in rodents. Perhaps they offer clues about what separates our brains from those of other animals.
Image of the Day: New Kids on the Block
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 7, 2018
Researchers discover that a layer of human breast tissue is not one but two distinct cell types.  
Catalog of the Small Intestine Reveals New Cell Subtypes
Kerry Grens | Nov 8, 2017
Single-cell analyses from mouse samples detail the changes in cell distribution during infections.
Opinion: How to Define Cell Type
Fred H. Gage, Sara B. Linker, and Tracy A. Bedrosian | Nov 1, 2017
Advances in single-cell technologies have revealed vast differences between cells once thought to be in the same category, calling into question how we define cell type in the first place.
Researchers Uncover Previously Unknown Immune Cell Subtypes
Aggie Mika | Jul 16, 2017
Using single-cell RNA sequencing, scientists characterize new populations of dendritic cells and monocytes.
Looking for Loners
Karen Zusi | Dec 1, 2015
A new algorithm opens doors for detecting rare cell types in mRNA sequencing.