<em>The Scientist&nbsp;</em>Infographics: Editor&rsquo;s Picks of 2019
The Scientist Infographics: Editor’s Picks of 2019
This year’s most beautiful illustrations covered topics including the molecular underpinnings of Parkinson’s disease and strategies for tracking marine organisms around the world’s oceans.
The Scientist Infographics: Editor’s Picks of 2019
The Scientist Infographics: Editor’s Picks of 2019

This year’s most beautiful illustrations covered topics including the molecular underpinnings of Parkinson’s disease and strategies for tracking marine organisms around the world’s oceans.

This year’s most beautiful illustrations covered topics including the molecular underpinnings of Parkinson’s disease and strategies for tracking marine organisms around the world’s oceans.

exosomes
Strategies for Smuggling Gene Therapies Past the Immune System
Strategies for Smuggling Gene Therapies Past the Immune System
Monique Brouillette | Jul 15, 2019
Researchers are devising ways to prevent viral vectors carrying gene therapies from triggering an immune response.
Exosomes from Blood Carry RNA Signatures of Liver Cancer
Exosomes from Blood Carry RNA Signatures of Liver Cancer
Emma Yasinski | Apr 2, 2019
A small study finds that the tiny extracellular vesicles from patients with hepatocellular carcinoma have RNA content distinct from patients with cirrhosis only.
Infographic: Plants Deploy Exosomes to Stop Alien Invaders
Infographic: Plants Deploy Exosomes to Stop Alien Invaders
Amanda Keener | Jan 31, 2019
A growing branch of research on how plants use exosomes to interact with their environment is opening up a new field of plant biology.
Molecules Found in Ginger Remodel the Microbiome
Molecules Found in Ginger Remodel the Microbiome
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 31, 2019
Small RNA-containing particles in ginger root are found to promote the growth of beneficial bacteria and alleviate colitis in mouse guts.
Infographic: How Ginger Remodels the Microbiome
Infographic: How Ginger Remodels the Microbiome
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 31, 2019
Small microRNA-containing particles found in the plant can boost populations of healthy gut bacteria, and even improve colitis symptoms in mice.
Exosomes Make Their Debut in Plant Research
Exosomes Make Their Debut in Plant Research
Amanda Keener | Jan 31, 2019
A growing branch of research on how plants use exosomes to interact with their environment is opening up a new field of plant biology.
Exosomes Linked to Cancer Spread from Chemoresistant Tumors in Mice
Exosomes Linked to Cancer Spread from Chemoresistant Tumors in Mice
Carolyn Wilke | Jan 10, 2019
The vesicles promote metastasis after chemotherapy, but the authors say the results shouldn’t alarm patients and may point to ways to improve treatments.
Putting Exosomes to Work
Putting Exosomes to Work
Ruth Williams | Aug 31, 2018
Researchers identify a handy tool for tinkering with the versatile vesicles.
Infographic: Directing Exosome Traffic
Infographic: Directing Exosome Traffic
Ruth Williams | Aug 31, 2018
Researchers harness a protein to send cargo-carrying exosomes to mouse muscles.