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Pancreatic Cell Size Negatively Relates to Lifespan in Mammals
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 19, 2018
Species with larger pancreatic cells tend to have shorter lives, according to a study.
Image of the Day: Cooking Up Neurons
Staff, The Scientist Staff | May 11, 2018
Using different combinations of transcription factors, researchers create a diverse array of neurons from mouse skin cells.
Image of the Day: The Five Percent
Staff, The Scientist Staff | May 7, 2018
A map of neural networks in the striatum of the mouse brain reveals clues about psychiatric and movement disorders.
Wound-Healing in Mice Triggers Growth of Dormant Tumors
Jim Daley | Apr 12, 2018
Treating mice with anti-inflammatory drugs following surgery reduced the size of tumors.
Image of the Day: Aging Brain Cells
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Mar 13, 2018
Scientists identified a gene involved in the age-related deterioration of mouse neural stem cells.
Molecule Found in Huntington’s Patients Kills Cancer Cells
Jim Daley | Feb 13, 2018
Researchers were able to slow tumor growth in a mouse model of human ovarian cancer.
DBS with Nanoparticle-Based Optogenetics Modifies Behavior in Mice
Diana Kwon | Feb 8, 2018
Researchers develop a new technique to selectively activate neurons deep in the rodent brain, taking a step toward noninvasive brain stimulation for neurological disorders.
Image of the Day: Mouse Cornea
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Jan 30, 2018
Researchers discover a genetic link in mice between thinner corneas and an increased risk of developing glaucoma.
Image of the Day: Mouse Pupil
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Jan 19, 2018
Pupil constriction during sleep may protect the murine brain from being awakened by sudden flashes of light.
Image of the Day: Muscle Bouquet
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Jan 16, 2018
Lab-grown muscle stem cells from mice mimic the formation of muscle fibers in vivo.