Image of the Day: Itch to Scratch
Image of the Day: Itch to Scratch
Blocking a key receptor in itch-detecting neurons could quell chronic conditions.
Image of the Day: Itch to Scratch
Image of the Day: Itch to Scratch

Blocking a key receptor in itch-detecting neurons could quell chronic conditions.

Blocking a key receptor in itch-detecting neurons could quell chronic conditions.

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Image of the Day: Gut Response
Image of the Day: Gut Response
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 24, 2019
Immune functions in the mouse intestine differ by segment.
Wellcome Sanger Institute to Close Animal Facility
Wellcome Sanger Institute to Close Animal Facility
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 10, 2019
The move reflects scientists using more cell lines and organoids in genetic research, although some experts disagree with the decision to scale back the use of animal models.
Mouse Diets Affect How Gut Bacteria Interact with T Cells
Mouse Diets Affect How Gut Bacteria Interact with T Cells
Shawna Williams | Jun 1, 2019
An experiment delves into how the microbiome shapes immunity.
Image of the Day: Neon Tissue
Image of the Day: Neon Tissue
Chia-Yi Hou | May 31, 2019
See a mouse organoid imaged using two-photon microscopy.
Image of the Day: Gastric Colonies
Image of the Day: Gastric Colonies
Chia-Yi Hou | May 6, 2019
Scientists map the presence of Helicobacter pylori in the stomach of mice, showing where the bacteria colonize the gastric glands.
Image of the Day: Cone Preservation
Image of the Day: Cone Preservation
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 30, 2019
Researchers treat mice with retinitis pigmentosa using a gene therapy that reduces cone loss.
Image of the Day: Powerful Protein
Image of the Day: Powerful Protein
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 25, 2019
An experiment tests whether a protein treatment can help hematopoietic stem cells recover after mice are exposed to radiation.
Mice Gene-Edited While Still in the Womb
Mice Gene-Edited While Still in the Womb
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 19, 2019
CRISPR reagents injected into the amniotic fluid inactivated a gene in the fetuses that would normally cause lung disease and kill the mice a few hours after birth.
Image of the Day: Colorful Colonoids
Image of the Day: Colorful Colonoids
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 18, 2019
Organoids grown from a mouse’s colon will be used to screen drugs for colorectal cancer.