Image of the Day: A Mouse Brain Slice Becomes Art
Image of the Day: A Mouse Brain Slice Becomes Art
A fluorescent image of murine hippocampal cells is the winning microscopy image from more than 400 submissions from 65 countries for Olympus’s 2019 Image of the Year Award.
Image of the Day: A Mouse Brain Slice Becomes Art
Image of the Day: A Mouse Brain Slice Becomes Art

A fluorescent image of murine hippocampal cells is the winning microscopy image from more than 400 submissions from 65 countries for Olympus’s 2019 Image of the Year Award.

A fluorescent image of murine hippocampal cells is the winning microscopy image from more than 400 submissions from 65 countries for Olympus’s 2019 Image of the Year Award.

microbiology
Zika as Cancer Buster?
Zika as Cancer Buster?
Amy Schleunes | Apr 1, 2020
By infecting glioblastoma cells but not healthy brain tissue, some form of the virus could serve a therapeutic purpose.
COVID-19 Vaccine Developers Gain Enhanced Access to Supercomputers
COVID-19 Vaccine Developers Gain Enhanced Access to Supercomputers
Lisa Winter | Mar 27, 2020
Federal agencies, academic institutions, and industrial partners are joining forces to combat COVID-19 using artificial intelligence.
FDA to Allow for Plasma Therapy for COVID-19 Patients
FDA to Allow for Plasma Therapy for COVID-19 Patients
Lisa Winter | Mar 26, 2020
Under emergency protocols, doctors can request to use survivors’ plasma to treat some critically ill COVID-19 patients.  
Chinese Officials Blame US Army for Coronavirus
Chinese Officials Blame US Army for Coronavirus
Lisa Winter | Mar 13, 2020
There is no evidence backing the idea that SARS-CoV-2 originated from US servicemembers visiting Wuhan.
SARS-CoV-2 Can Live on Plastic and Steel for 2–3 Days
SARS-CoV-2 Can Live on Plastic and Steel for 2–3 Days
Kerry Grens | Mar 12, 2020
A preprint indicates that coronavirus transmission from surfaces is possible, but does not provide evidence that this has occurred in the COVID-19 pandemic.
College Class Cancellations Skyrocket Amid Coronavirus Concerns
College Class Cancellations Skyrocket Amid Coronavirus Concerns
Lisa Winter | Mar 10, 2020
Dozens of schools across 11 states have announced emergency policies to help curb the spread of COVID-19.
Space-Grown Lettuce Is Safe and Astronaut-Approved
Space-Grown Lettuce Is Safe and Astronaut-Approved
Amy Schleunes | Mar 9, 2020
NASA’s vegetable production system, known as Veggie, may help pave the way for more sophisticated systems that could supplement astronauts’ diets during long trips to space.
Global COVID-19 Cases Top 100,000
Global COVID-19 Cases Top 100,000
Lisa Winter | Mar 6, 2020
The WHO chief calls for swift action as universities in multiple countries shut down and researchers report kids can become infected.
Researchers Discover the Largest Virus in the Oceans Yet
Researchers Discover the Largest Virus in the Oceans Yet
Kerry Grens | Mar 1, 2020
The ChoanoVirus genome codes for rhodopsin, perhaps giving its choanoflagellate host extra energy-harvesting capabilities.