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MRI Pioneer Peter Mansfield Dies
MRI Pioneer Peter Mansfield Dies
Jef Akst | Feb 14, 2017
The Nobel laureate helped lay the groundwork for today’s ubiquitous magnetic resonance imaging machines.
Image of the Day: Seeing in 5-D
Image of the Day: Seeing in 5-D
The Scientist Staff | Jan 17, 2017
A new imaging technique helps scientists see the interactions between molecules in this zebrafish embryo.
Capturing Endangered Species in All Their 3-D Grandeur
Capturing Endangered Species in All Their 3-D Grandeur
Joshua A. Krisch | Dec 9, 2016
Members of the Digital Life Project are using an array cameras to capture the minute details of endangered species.
3-D Models Capture Endangered Species Before They Go Extinct
3-D Models Capture Endangered Species Before They Go Extinct
Joshua A. Krisch | Dec 9, 2016
With the Beastcam, conservation biologists can capture the minute details of endangered species in stunning 3-D models.
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Top 10 Innovations 2016
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2016
This year’s list of winners celebrates both large leaps and small (but important) steps in life science technology.
2016 Top 10 Innovations: Honorable Mentions
2016 Top 10 Innovations: Honorable Mentions
The Scientist Staff | Nov 30, 2016
These runners up to the Top 10 Innovations of 2016 caught our judges' attention.
Next Generation: Observing Cancer-Associated Mitochondrial Changes
Next Generation: Observing Cancer-Associated Mitochondrial Changes
Joshua A. Krisch | Nov 30, 2016
A noninvasive microscopy technique that exploits NADH fluorescence enables researchers to observe how mitochondria alter their shape and arrangement in human tissue.
Scientists Fingerprint the Brain
Scientists Fingerprint the Brain
Ben Andrew Henry | Nov 17, 2016
The brain’s structural connections are unique to an individual, a new imaging technique reveals.
Influential Organic Chemist Dies
Influential Organic Chemist Dies
Bob Grant | Nov 7, 2016
John Roberts, the MIT and Caltech researcher who pioneered nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy as a tool to elucidate molecular structure, has passed away.
Electron Micrographs Get a Dash of Color
Electron Micrographs Get a Dash of Color
Ben Andrew Henry | Nov 3, 2016
A new technique creates colorful stains that label proteins and cellular structures at higher resolution than ever before possible.