Identified: Molecular Predictors of Rheumatoid Arthritis Relapse
Identified: Molecular Predictors of Rheumatoid Arthritis Relapse
The presence of a particular set of RNAs in the blood forewarns of an onset of severe symptoms and points to the cells involved.
Identified: Molecular Predictors of Rheumatoid Arthritis Relapse
Identified: Molecular Predictors of Rheumatoid Arthritis Relapse

The presence of a particular set of RNAs in the blood forewarns of an onset of severe symptoms and points to the cells involved.

The presence of a particular set of RNAs in the blood forewarns of an onset of severe symptoms and points to the cells involved.

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CAR T Immunotherapy May Find New Use in Treating Cardiac Fibrosis
CAR T Immunotherapy May Find New Use in Treating Cardiac Fibrosis
Emma Yasinski | Sep 11, 2019
Scientists show the approach can kill cells that cause hardening of heart tissue in mice.
Image of the Day: Scarred Hearts
Image of the Day: Scarred Hearts
Ashley Yeager | Dec 4, 2018
Maps of diving cells before and after heart attacks in mice offer additional evidence against the existence of cardiac stem cells.
Image of the Day: Cooking Up Neurons
Image of the Day: Cooking Up Neurons
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | May 11, 2018
Using different combinations of transcription factors, researchers create a diverse array of neurons from mouse skin cells.
Image of the Day: 3-D Nanofibers
Image of the Day: 3-D Nanofibers
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Mar 7, 2018
Researchers created a nanofibrous scaffold to see how it supports cell growth.
Image of the Day: Itty Bitty Cell Sucker
Image of the Day: Itty Bitty Cell Sucker
The Scientist Staff | Jul 21, 2017
With a diameter smaller than 100 nanometers, this nanopipette’s indiscernible tip is tiny enough to suck up minute contents of a single cell. 
With CRISPR, Scientists Make Neurons From Fibroblasts
With CRISPR, Scientists Make Neurons From Fibroblasts
Kerry Grens | Aug 15, 2016
Researchers use the CRISPR/Cas system to express three transcription-factor genes, changing the identities of mouse cells.
Watching Cancer on the Move
Watching Cancer on the Move
Jef Akst | Dec 15, 2015
Fibroblasts help tumors metastasize by paving a “migration highway” through the extracellular matrix, scientists report.
Highly Cited Stem Cell Paper Pulled
Highly Cited Stem Cell Paper Pulled
Kerry Grens | Aug 5, 2014
The authors of a 2008 Nature paper have retracted it after new data watered down the conclusions.
Week in Review: February 24–28
Week in Review: February 24–28
Tracy Vence | Feb 28, 2014
New PLOS data sharing rules; mouse cortical connectome published; reprogramming astrocytes into neurons and fibroblasts into hepatocytes
A Hair-Raising Solution?
A Hair-Raising Solution?
Dan Cossins | Sep 1, 2013
In the long-fought battle against baldness, researchers are finally identifying molecular pathways that can be manipulated to generate new hair follicles.
We're All Connected
We're All Connected
Mary Beth Aberlin | May 1, 2013
A look at some of biology’s communication networks
The Science of Stretch
The Science of Stretch
Helene M. Langevin | May 1, 2013
The study of connective tissue is shedding light on pain and providing new explanations for alternative medicine.
The Science of Acupuncture
The Science of Acupuncture
Helene M. Langevin | Apr 30, 2013
Research is uncovering connective tissue's role in the benefits of the ancient practice.
Pointed Science
Pointed Science
Helene M. Langevin | Apr 30, 2013
University of Vermont neurologist Helene Langevin explains some emerging research attempting to explain the benefits of acupuncture.