Brain scan of a fruit fly
Science Snapshot: When Pregnant Flies Crave Ice Cream and Pickles
A visualization technique shows how fruit flies choose which food to eat.
Science Snapshot: When Pregnant Flies Crave Ice Cream and Pickles
Science Snapshot: When Pregnant Flies Crave Ice Cream and Pickles

A visualization technique shows how fruit flies choose which food to eat.

A visualization technique shows how fruit flies choose which food to eat.

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Visualize spatial gene and protein expression patterns in intact brain tissue
Molecular Mapping of the Brain Using Spatial Transcriptomics
10x Genomics | Feb 22, 2022
Spatial representation of gene expression patterns characterizes brain cell types in tissue samples.
Fake News: Mars Edition, circa 1877
Diana Kwon | Jan 1, 2018
Giovanni Schiaparelli’s maps of Mars sparked the belief that intelligent life exists on the planet.
Neural Connectome Method Uses mRNA Barcodes
Ruth Williams | Nov 1, 2016
Researchers swap microscopy for RNA sequencing to track neural paths in the mouse brain.
 
Mapping Traits to Genes with CRISPR
Catherine Offord | May 5, 2016
Researchers develop a technique to direct chromosome recombination with CRISPR/Cas9, allowing high-resolution genetic mapping of phenotypic traits in yeast.
Mapping Zika with Google
Catherine Offord | Mar 4, 2016
The tech giant contributes funding and technical support to monitor and respond to the spread of Zika infection across Latin America.
Keep Off the Grass
Tracy Vence | Feb 1, 2016
Ecologists focused on grasslands urge policymakers to keep forestation efforts in check.
Golden Goose Awards for Unusual Research
Karen Zusi | Sep 16, 2015
This year’s honors go to researchers who mapped human populations, showed spots to cats, and offered children marshmallows to examine the kids’ patience and self-control.
Outbreak Observatory
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jul 1, 2015
Increasingly precise remote-sensing data are helping researchers monitor and predict cases of infectious disease.
Maps for Disease
Jef Akst | Nov 10, 2014
A collaboration between Doctors Without Borders, the Red Cross, and other organizations aims to map developing cities across the globe to improve disease response efforts.
Metabolism Mapped
Bob Grant | May 12, 2014
Researchers unveil the most comprehensive atlas of genes underlying human metabolic pathways, paving the way for improved understanding and treatment of metabolic diseases.
Mapping Disease
Ed Yong | Apr 28, 2013
Online tools could help to improve our patchy knowledge of the whereabouts of infectious diseases.
Mapping Coral Reefs
Jef Akst | Sep 27, 2012
Google Maps is adding panoramic images of coral reefs to its Street View option, allowing web surfers to better navigate the oceans.
Mind Map
Beth Marie Mole | Sep 24, 2012
Researchers create the first atlas of gene activity in the human brain.