New Tissue Clearing Methods Offer a Window into the Brain
New Tissue Clearing Methods Offer a Window into the Brain
Researchers are developing a variety of approaches for clearing neural tissue to get a better view of the brain’s circuitry.
New Tissue Clearing Methods Offer a Window into the Brain
New Tissue Clearing Methods Offer a Window into the Brain

Researchers are developing a variety of approaches for clearing neural tissue to get a better view of the brain’s circuitry.

Researchers are developing a variety of approaches for clearing neural tissue to get a better view of the brain’s circuitry.

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Contending with Resistance in Cancer Immunotherapy
Contending with Resistance in Cancer Immunotherapy
Marissa Fessenden | Mar 31, 2019
Researchers describe ways to study how cancer cells evade therapies that harness the immune system.
The Dark Matter of the Human Proteome
The Dark Matter of the Human Proteome
Annie Rathore | Mar 31, 2019
Advances in the functional characterization of newly discovered microproteins hint at diverse roles in health and disease.
Researchers React to Microsoft’s Acquisition of GitHub
Researchers React to Microsoft’s Acquisition of GitHub
Anna Azvolinsky | Jun 7, 2018
Computational biologists are optimistic that the purchase of the world’s largest hub for open-source computer code will not affect the way they use GitHub for science.
Using Mimics to Get Around Antibodies’  Limitations
Using Mimics to Get Around Antibodies’ Limitations
Devika G. Bansal | May 31, 2018
Synthetic and natural alternatives to traditional antibodies offer more control, specificity, and reproducibility. 
Computer Programs Sift Through Spikes in Nerve Cells’ Activity
Computer Programs Sift Through Spikes in Nerve Cells’ Activity
Ashley Yeager | Apr 30, 2018
Software that can separate signals from noise brings neuroscientists a step closer to understanding neurons’ patterns of communication.
Optical Cell Sorting
Optical Cell Sorting
Rachel Berkowitz | Nov 30, 2017
Researchers are using light and new image processing tools for label-free cell characterization.
Building Better Reagents
Building Better Reagents
Jane McLeod, Paul Ko Ferrigno | Jan 31, 2016
Facing problems of inconsistent, time-consuming, and costly antibody production, some researchers are turning to alternatives to target specific proteins of interest, in the lab and in the clinic.
Cultural Riches
Cultural Riches
Anna Azvolinsky | Sep 30, 2015
Researchers devise new techniques to facilitate growing bacteria collected from the environment.
CRISPR 2.0?
CRISPR 2.0?
Jef Akst | Sep 28, 2015
A pioneer of the gene-editing technique discovers a protein that could improve its accuracy.