This Deep-Sea Fish Has the Most Types of Opsins Among Vertebrates
This Deep-Sea Fish Has the Most Types of Opsins Among Vertebrates
The silver spinyfin has an extraordinary diversity of rod photopigments, which researchers propose may allow it to see color in the deep, dark sea.
This Deep-Sea Fish Has the Most Types of Opsins Among Vertebrates
This Deep-Sea Fish Has the Most Types of Opsins Among Vertebrates

The silver spinyfin has an extraordinary diversity of rod photopigments, which researchers propose may allow it to see color in the deep, dark sea.

The silver spinyfin has an extraordinary diversity of rod photopigments, which researchers propose may allow it to see color in the deep, dark sea.

CO2, cell & molecular biology
This Deep-Sea Fish Has the Most Types of Opsins Among Vertebrates
This Deep-Sea Fish Has the Most Types of Opsins Among Vertebrates
Katarina Zimmer | May 9, 2019
The silver spinyfin has an extraordinary diversity of rod photopigments, which researchers propose may allow it to see color in the deep, dark sea.
What Does It Look Like to “Turn On” a Gene?
What Does It Look Like to “Turn On” a Gene?
Alla Katsnelson, Casey Rentz, Knowable Magazine | May 3, 2019
Only recently have scientists directly witnessed this most pivotal of events in biology, thanks to new technology that allows them to observe the process in living cells. It’s teaching them a lot.
Image of the Day: Amoeba Nibbles
Image of the Day: Amoeba Nibbles
Chia-Yi Hou | May 2, 2019
A pathogenic amoeba species ingests parts of human cells and steals human cell membrane proteins to display on its own surface.
Q&A: Organs on a Chip Head to the International Space Station
Q&A: Organs on a Chip Head to the International Space Station
Emma Yasinski | May 1, 2019
Lucie Low, a project leader for Tissue Chips in Space, describes the experiments that are slated to blast off later this week.
Robert Murphy Bets Self-Driving Instruments Will Crack Biology’s Mysteries
Robert Murphy Bets Self-Driving Instruments Will Crack Biology’s Mysteries
Shawna Williams | May 1, 2019
The Carnegie Mellon computational biologist thinks machine learning algorithms can direct high-throughput experiments to solve the field’s unanswered questions.
Deep Learning Algorithms Identify Structures in Living Cells
Deep Learning Algorithms Identify Structures in Living Cells
Diana Kwon | May 1, 2019
Researchers are using artificial intelligence to pick out the features of brightfield microscopy images.
Image of the Day: Cone Preservation
Image of the Day: Cone Preservation
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 30, 2019
Researchers treat mice with retinitis pigmentosa using a gene therapy that reduces cone loss.
Image of the Day: Powerful Protein
Image of the Day: Powerful Protein
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 25, 2019
An experiment tests whether a protein treatment can help hematopoietic stem cells recover after mice are exposed to radiation.
Image of the Day: Colorful Colonoids
Image of the Day: Colorful Colonoids
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 18, 2019
Organoids grown from a mouse’s colon will be used to screen drugs for colorectal cancer.
Circulation and Cell Function Revived in Dead Pigs’ Brains
Circulation and Cell Function Revived in Dead Pigs’ Brains
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 17, 2019
Researchers develop a system to deliver synthetic blood to isolated brains hours after death.