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Image of the Day
Visualizing Gene Expression in Individual Cells in Thick Tissues
Ruth Williams | Oct 1, 2018
STARmap enables simultaneous analysis of multiple RNAs in intact, bulky samples.
Image of the Day: Lego Microscopy
The Scientist Staff | May 16, 2018
With open-source software and Lego hardware, researchers have created a low-cost, automated method for cellular fluorescence microscopy.
Image of the Day: Glowing Tick
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Apr 27, 2018
This lone star tick’s bite can cause an allergy to red meat.
Deep Learning Allows for Cell Analysis Without Labeling
Kerry Grens | Apr 12, 2018
A new microscopy program requires no fluorescent markers to identify cell type, nuclei, and other characteristics.
Image of the Day: Calcium Signaling
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Feb 20, 2018
Researchers used light-sheet microscopy to form 3-D images of the process in primary cortical neurons from embryonic rats.
Detecting Protein Clumps
Ruth Williams | Feb 1, 2018
A synthetic genetic tool called yTRAP allows high-throughput detection of protein aggregates in cells.
Image of the Day: Muscle Bouquet
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Jan 16, 2018
Lab-grown muscle stem cells from mice mimic the formation of muscle fibers in vivo.
Photos of the Year
Katarina Zimmer | Dec 24, 2017
From a plastic-munching coral to see-through frogs, here are
’s favorite images from 2017.
Image of the Day: Blood Factory
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Nov 20, 2017
larvae, the formation of blood cells takes place in a specialized organ, the lymph gland.
Image of the Day: Tadpole Prism
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Nov 3, 2017
Scientists are making use of
tadpoles to study autism risk genes.