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Designing In Vitro Models of the Blood-Brain Barrier
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 1, 2016
Choosing the right model, be it 3-D or 2-D, requires wading through varied cell sources, cell types, and cell culture conditions.
Toward Predicting Personalized Neural Responses
Anna Azvolinsky | Apr 7, 2016
Analyzing resting brain scans, researchers can anticipate the brain activities of a person performing a range of tasks.
Fat Saps Muscle
Tracy Vence | Nov 1, 2015
The accumulation of fat within skeletal muscle, as happens with obesity, diminishes muscle performance.
Lions Declining in Africa
Karen Zusi | Oct 29, 2015
A predictive population model suggests that lion populations in West, Central, and East Africa are likely to be halved in the next 20 years.
Hip to be Square
Amanda B. Keener | Jul 6, 2015
Scientists use 3-D printing and computer modeling to demonstrate the advantages of the seahorse’s non-cylindrical tail.
Model Predicts Zoonotic Hot Spots
Kerry Grens | May 19, 2015
The midwestern U.S. and central Asia are at high risk for new disease outbreaks from pathogen-bearing rodents, according to a study.
Study: Ebola Predictions Overstated
Jef Akst | Apr 2, 2015
Most forecasting methods used to predict the extent of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa overestimated the epidemic’s reach, an updated analysis shows.
Molly Sharlach | Oct 20, 2014
A computer simulation could predict antibiotic resistance.
Can’t Take the Heat
Molly Sharlach | Oct 10, 2014
Warming waters will cause many fish species to move from the tropics toward the poles, a study predicts.
Old-School Fish Guides
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Mar 18, 2014
Experienced fish may be critical for keeping migrating populations on track, a study finds.