homeostasis
Image of the Day: Red-Hot Mitochondria
Image of the Day: Red-Hot Mitochondria
The Scientist Staff | Jan 29, 2018
Mitochondria may sustain temperatures more than 10 °C warmer than human cells, say researchers. 
Circadian-Controlled Thirst
Circadian-Controlled Thirst
Ruth Williams | Sep 28, 2016
Scientists determine how the brain’s central clock regulates drinking prior to sleep in rodents.
Immune Cell–Stem Cell Cooperation
Immune Cell–Stem Cell Cooperation
Sarthak Sinha, Jeff Biernaskie, Waleed Rahmani | Jul 1, 2016
Understanding interactions between the immune system and stem cells could pave the way for successful stem cell–based regenerative therapies.
The Ever-Transcendent Cell
The Ever-Transcendent Cell
John S. Torday | Nov 1, 2014
Deriving physiologic first principles
Iron Builds a Better Brain
Ruth Williams | Jan 9, 2012
Brain imaging and gene analyses in twins reveal that white matter integrity is linked to an iron homeostasis gene.