RNA Detection Tool Debate Flares Up at ACS Meeting  
RNA Detection Tool Debate Flares Up at ACS Meeting  
Researchers have flagged several issues with so-called SmartFlares over the years, and it’s still unclear why they don’t appear to work under certain circumstances.
RNA Detection Tool Debate Flares Up at ACS Meeting  
RNA Detection Tool Debate Flares Up at ACS Meeting  

Researchers have flagged several issues with so-called SmartFlares over the years, and it’s still unclear why they don’t appear to work under certain circumstances.

Researchers have flagged several issues with so-called SmartFlares over the years, and it’s still unclear why they don’t appear to work under certain circumstances.

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Drones Are Changing the Face of Ecology
Drones Are Changing the Face of Ecology
Catherine Offord | Aug 1, 2018
Unmanned aerial vehicles allow researchers to collect huge volumes of biological data cheaply, easily, and at higher resolution than ever before.
Infographic: Inner Glow
Infographic: Inner Glow
Ruth Williams | Aug 1, 2018
How GFP-grabbing nanobodies enable instant tracking of protein dynamics in live cells.
Image of the Day: See You Later!
Image of the Day: See You Later!
The Scientist Staff | Jan 8, 2018
Developmental biologists take a close look at how alligator embryos grow. 
Image of the Day: Eyes from the Deep 
Image of the Day: Eyes from the Deep 
The Scientist Staff | Nov 15, 2017
Scientists have discovered a new type of eye cell in a deep-sea fish species.
Image of the Day: Glowing Bacteria On a Chip
Image of the Day: Glowing Bacteria On a Chip
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2017
Using new nanochip technology, scientists can measure the light emitted by engineered fluorescing bacteria.
Scientists Discover First Fluorescent Frog
Scientists Discover First Fluorescent Frog
Diana Kwon | Mar 14, 2017
The polka dot tree frog (Hypsiboas punctatus) glows under a blacklight, due to the presence of three fluorescent molecules in its lymph tissue and skin. 
Image of the Day: All Aglow
Image of the Day: All Aglow
The Scientist Staff | Aug 26, 2015
When exposed to a fluorescence excitation flashlight, these aggregating anemones (Anthopleura elegantissima) light up due to their natural expression of green fluorescent protein.