Modus Operandi
Putting Exosomes to Work
Putting Exosomes to Work
Ruth Williams | Sep 1, 2018
Researchers identify a handy tool for tinkering with the versatile vesicles.
Infographic: Directing Exosome Traffic
Infographic: Directing Exosome Traffic
Ruth Williams | Sep 1, 2018
Researchers harness a protein to send cargo-carrying exosomes to mouse muscles.
Ready, Set, Glow
Ready, Set, Glow
Ruth Williams | Aug 1, 2018
Tagging proteins with GFP-grabbing nanobodies enables instant tracking of the proteins’ dynamics in live cells.
Climate Change Research Gets Closer to Nature
Climate Change Research Gets Closer to Nature
Ruth Williams | Jul 1, 2018
Researchers devise more-realistic means of forecasting the effects of climate change on complex marine ecosystems.
Gene Expression Analysis Gets Gassy
Gene Expression Analysis Gets Gassy
Ruth Williams | Jun 1, 2018
Soil scientists use a gas-producing reporter system to assess gene activity in bacteria.
Mitochondrial Isolation System
Mitochondrial Isolation System
Ruth Williams | May 1, 2018
A transgenic approach allows researchers to collect the organelles from specific cells in nematodes with unprecedented efficiency.
Infographic: Isolating mitochondria from specific cell types
Infographic: Isolating mitochondria from specific cell types
Ruth Williams | May 1, 2018
Adding a fusion gene to certain mitochondria in C. elegans enables researchers to collect and analyze them.
Contributors
Contributors
Diana Kwon | Jun 1, 2017
Meet some of the people featured in the June 2017 issue of The Scientist.
Synthetic Stem Cells Regenerate Heart Tissue in Mice
Synthetic Stem Cells Regenerate Heart Tissue in Mice
Diana Kwon | Jun 1, 2017
These engineered “cells” were made from the secretions and membranes of human mesenchymal stem cells.
Infographic: How to Make an Artificial Stem Cell
Infographic: How to Make an Artificial Stem Cell
Diana Kwon | May 31, 2017
See researchers' recipe for synthetic mesenchymal stem cells, which showed cardiac regenerative potential in mice.