Discovered: Metabolic Mechanism of Cytokine Storms
Discovered: Metabolic Mechanism of Cytokine Storms
By studying influenza in mice and cells, researchers identify a glucose metabolism pathway critical to the dysregulated immune response that kills many infectious disease patients, including those with COVID-19.
Discovered: Metabolic Mechanism of Cytokine Storms
Discovered: Metabolic Mechanism of Cytokine Storms

By studying influenza in mice and cells, researchers identify a glucose metabolism pathway critical to the dysregulated immune response that kills many infectious disease patients, including those with COVID-19.

By studying influenza in mice and cells, researchers identify a glucose metabolism pathway critical to the dysregulated immune response that kills many infectious disease patients, including those with COVID-19.

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Infographic: The Role of Circadian Clocks in Muscle
Infographic: The Role of Circadian Clocks in Muscle
Diana Kwon | Aug 31, 2018
Timekeepers in muscle help mediate metabolism, and may influence neurological processes such as sleep.
Image of the Day: Glucose Sensor 
Image of the Day: Glucose Sensor 
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Jan 2, 2018
Scientists build a biosensor skin patch for noninvasive glucose monitoring. 
High-Throughput Epigenetics Analyses
High-Throughput Epigenetics Analyses
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Dec 31, 2017
Emerging technologies help researchers draw mechanistic links between metabolism and epigenetic modification of DNA.
Will the Noninvasive Glucose Monitoring Revolution Ever Arrive?
Will the Noninvasive Glucose Monitoring Revolution Ever Arrive?
Catherine Offord | Oct 12, 2017
A needle-free alternative to the finger-prick test would be a godsend for many sufferers of diabetes, but the industry has yet to clear the technological hurdles.
Image of the Day: Teeny Tiny Delivery Balls
Image of the Day: Teeny Tiny Delivery Balls
The Scientist Staff | Aug 3, 2017
Scientists designed autonomous nanovesicles capable of following glucose concentration gradients, even through the blood brain barrier in rats.