Opinion: Stop Ignoring This Filament Crucial to Muscle Function
Opinion: Stop Ignoring This Filament Crucial to Muscle Function
Titin was discovered four decades ago, but some physiology textbooks fail to recognize the important role it plays in muscle contraction.
Opinion: Stop Ignoring This Filament Crucial to Muscle Function
Opinion: Stop Ignoring This Filament Crucial to Muscle Function

Titin was discovered four decades ago, but some physiology textbooks fail to recognize the important role it plays in muscle contraction.

Titin was discovered four decades ago, but some physiology textbooks fail to recognize the important role it plays in muscle contraction.

immunology, cell & molecular biology, neuroscience, culture
Infographic: How Muscles Age
Infographic: How Muscles Age
Gillian Butler-Browne, Vincent Mouly, Anne Bigot, Capucine Trollet | Sep 1, 2018
Numerous cellular changes underlie the decline of muscle mass and strength in the elderly.
Infographic: Red Blood Cell Shape
Infographic: Red Blood Cell Shape
Ashley Yeager | Sep 1, 2018
What happens when myosin inside red blood cells can't do its job?
Muscles Hold a Key to Sleep Recovery
Muscles Hold a Key to Sleep Recovery
Sukanya Charuchandra | Sep 1, 2018
A protein in skeletal muscles helps mice recover from sleep deprivation.
Infographic: The Role of Circadian Clocks in Muscle
Infographic: The Role of Circadian Clocks in Muscle
Diana Kwon | Sep 1, 2018
Timekeepers in muscle help mediate metabolism, and may influence neurological processes such as sleep.
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2018
Take a break from the bench to puzzle and peruse.
Speeding Up Stem Cell Growth
Speeding Up Stem Cell Growth
Amber Dance | Sep 1, 2018
Scientists fiddle with formulas to boost the growth of their stem cell cultures.
Sandeep Jauhar&rsquo;s New Book, <em>Heart</em>, is a Personal History
Sandeep Jauhar’s New Book, Heart, is a Personal History
Sandeep Jauhar | Sep 1, 2018
In this adapted excerpt from the book, the author relays the past, present, and future of artificial hearts.
Muscle Clocks Play a Role in Regulating Metabolism
Muscle Clocks Play a Role in Regulating Metabolism
Diana Kwon | Sep 1, 2018
Just 20 years ago, scientists didn’t even realize muscles had their own circadian clocks. Now they are beginning to appreciate their importance in health. 
How Muscles Age, and How Exercise Can Slow It
How Muscles Age, and How Exercise Can Slow It
Gillian Butler-Browne, Vincent Mouly, Anne Bigot, Capucine Trollet | Sep 1, 2018
Researchers untangle the multifarious nature of muscle aging. So far, the only reliable treatment is exercise.