Blood Biomarkers Predict the Onset of Labor: Study
Blood Biomarkers Predict the Onset of Labor: Study
Researchers integrated information from 45 protein, metabolite, and immune data points to identify a window two to four weeks before a pregnant person will go into labor.
Blood Biomarkers Predict the Onset of Labor: Study
Blood Biomarkers Predict the Onset of Labor: Study

Researchers integrated information from 45 protein, metabolite, and immune data points to identify a window two to four weeks before a pregnant person will go into labor.

Researchers integrated information from 45 protein, metabolite, and immune data points to identify a window two to four weeks before a pregnant person will go into labor.

metabolomics
Distinct Microbiome and Metabolites Linked with Depression
Distinct Microbiome and Metabolites Linked with Depression
Rachael Moeller Gorman | Dec 9, 2020
The gastrointestinal tracts of people with major depressive disorder harbor a signature composition of viruses, bacteria, and their metabolic products, according to the most comprehensive genomic and metabolomic analysis in depression to date.
Nutrition Researchers Can Determine What You’ve Been Eating
Nutrition Researchers Can Determine What You’ve Been Eating
Amber Dance | Dec 1, 2020
The study of diet, long plagued by inaccuracies in self reports, is entering a new age of precision with the methods of metabolomics.
Infographic: Deciphering Diet from Blood and Urine Samples
Infographic: Deciphering Diet from Blood and Urine Samples
Amber Dance | Dec 1, 2020
Nutrition researchers are beginning to use metabolomics to determine how healthy subjects’ diets are, and even to reveal specific properties of the foods they eat.
How to Track Metabolites in Tissues Using NMR
How to Track Metabolites in Tissues Using NMR
Katherine Bourzac | Aug 1, 2018
Whether it’s aligning software or prepping samples, researchers share their tips for studying the metabolome with this underused approach.
How Gaining and Losing Weight Affects the Body
How Gaining and Losing Weight Affects the Body
Abby Olena | Jan 17, 2018
Millions of measurements from 23 people who consumed extra calories every day for a month reveal changes in proteins, metabolites, and gut microbiota that accompany shifts in body mass.
Metabolomics Data Under Scrutiny
Metabolomics Data Under Scrutiny
Ashley P. Taylor | Sep 15, 2017
Out of 25,000 features originally detected by metabolic profiling of E. coli, fewer than 1,000 represent unique metabolites, a study finds.
Altered Microbiome Contributes to Exaggerated Post-Diet Weight Regain in Mice
Altered Microbiome Contributes to Exaggerated Post-Diet Weight Regain in Mice
Tracy Vence | Nov 24, 2016
Obesity-associated microbiome composition can persist after weight loss, affecting the exchange of metabolites between a mouse and its resident bugs, researchers report.
Top 10 Innovations 2015
Top 10 Innovations 2015
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2015
The newest life-science products making waves in labs and clinics
Brains vs. Biceps?
Brains vs. Biceps?
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | May 29, 2014
Early humans may have made an evolutionary tradeoff, giving up muscular strength to fuel bigger brains.
Biomarkers Predict Future Cognitive Impairment
Biomarkers Predict Future Cognitive Impairment
Tracy Vence | Mar 9, 2014
A blood test can predict whether an asymptomatic older adult will develop cognitive impairment or Alzheimer’s disease within two to three years, a study shows.
More than Water
More than Water
Erin Weeks | Sep 6, 2013
A comprehensive analysis of human urine identifies more than 3,000 metabolites. 
Next Generation: Smoking Out Cancer
Next Generation: Smoking Out Cancer
Sabrina Richards | Jul 17, 2013
Researchers analyze smoke generated during surgical tumor removal to distinguish healthy and diseased tissues in real time.
Name That Metabolite!
Name That Metabolite!
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Jul 1, 2013
A guided tour through the metabolome