Infographic: The Role of Circadian Clocks in Muscle
Infographic: The Role of Circadian Clocks in Muscle
Timekeepers in muscle help mediate metabolism, and may influence neurological processes such as sleep.
Infographic: The Role of Circadian Clocks in Muscle
Infographic: The Role of Circadian Clocks in Muscle

Timekeepers in muscle help mediate metabolism, and may influence neurological processes such as sleep.

Timekeepers in muscle help mediate metabolism, and may influence neurological processes such as sleep.

Glucose metabolism
Image of the Day: Glucose Sensor 
Image of the Day: Glucose Sensor 
The Scientist Staff | Jan 2, 2018
Scientists build a biosensor skin patch for noninvasive glucose monitoring. 
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.
Quantifying Consciousness
Quantifying Consciousness
Tanya Lewis | May 26, 2016
Overall brain metabolic rate can distinguish between pathological states of human consciousness, a study shows.
Newly Discovered Hormone Explains Disease
Newly Discovered Hormone Explains Disease
Kerry Grens | Apr 15, 2016
Patients with neonatal progeroid syndrome lack a glucose-releasing hormone, while people with insulin resistance have an abundance.
The 6,000-Calorie Diet
The 6,000-Calorie Diet
Jef Akst | Nov 1, 2015
Overeating and inactivity lead to insulin resistance in just days—and oxidative stress is to blame.
Sweet and Low
Sweet and Low
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 1, 2015
Glucose activates sleep-promoting neurons in the mouse hypothalamus.
Circadian Clock Controls Sugar Metabolism
Circadian Clock Controls Sugar Metabolism
Anna Azvolinsky | Apr 17, 2015
The body’s circadian rhythm has more of an effect on glucose tolerance than one’s eating and sleeping patterns, a study shows.  
As the Brain Ages
As the Brain Ages
Morten Scheibye-Knudsen | Mar 1, 2015
See human brains age in week-by-week time lapse images that divulge the existence of tiny strokes that damage white matter.
Nourishing the Aging Brain
Nourishing the Aging Brain
Morten Scheibye-Knudsen | Mar 1, 2015
Research reveals how the brain changes as we age and hints at ways to slow the decline.