digital PCR, neuroscience, cell & molecular biology
Top Technical Advances 2015
Top Technical Advances 2015
Kerry Grens | Dec 24, 2015
The Scientist’s choice of major improvements in imaging, optogenetics, single-cell analyses, and CRISPR
Genes’ Cycles Change with Age
Genes’ Cycles Change with Age
Kerry Grens | Dec 23, 2015
As the rhythmic expression of many genes falls out of sync in older human brains, a subset of transcripts gain rhythmicity with age.
Year in Review: Hot Topics
Year in Review: Hot Topics
Jef Akst | Dec 21, 2015
In 2015, The Scientist dove deep into the latest research on aging, HIV, hearing, and obesity.
Algal Toxin Hurts Sea Lion Memory
Algal Toxin Hurts Sea Lion Memory
Kerry Grens | Dec 16, 2015
Results could explain why the marine mammals have been stranding on the West coast in record numbers.
Complications of Brain Manipulations
Complications of Brain Manipulations
Ruth Williams | Dec 9, 2015
The complex connectivities of mammalian and avian brains can confound the outcomes of transient neural manipulations, researchers show.
Modern Rehab
Modern Rehab
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2015
See the soldier whose recovery from a debilitating muscle injury was greatly aided by a cellular therapy plus physical therapy.
Getting Back in Shape
Getting Back in Shape
Karen Zusi | Dec 1, 2015
Contrary to years of research suggesting otherwise, most aggregated proteins regain their shape and functionality following heat shock.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Dec 1, 2015
Welcome to the Microbiome, The Paradox of Evolution, Newton's Apple, and Dawn of the Neuron.
Carry-On Luggage
Carry-On Luggage
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2015
Without a vacuole, cell-cycle progression stalls out in yeast cells.
Gia Voeltz: Cellular Cartographer
Gia Voeltz: Cellular Cartographer
Karen Zusi | Dec 1, 2015
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder. Age: 43