oysters, pigs, Genome digest
Researchers Succeed in Keeping Disembodied Pig Brains Alive
Researchers Succeed in Keeping Disembodied Pig Brains Alive
Catherine Offord | May 1, 2018
The organs showed neural activity for up to 36 hours, adding fuel to discussions about the ethics of future neuroscientific research.
Bats Identified as Source of Pig-Killing Coronavirus in China
Bats Identified as Source of Pig-Killing Coronavirus in China
Jim Daley | Apr 4, 2018
The virus caused an outbreak that began in Guangdong Province and left nearly 25,000 piglets dead. 
Image of the Day: Eye of Pig
Image of the Day: Eye of Pig
The Scientist Staff | Sep 6, 2017
This 10-centimeter-wide pig eye replica includes even the most intricate of blood vessels, some no wider than 30 micrometers.
Jumping Genes Inactivated with CRISPR in Pigs
Jumping Genes Inactivated with CRISPR in Pigs
Shawna Williams | Aug 10, 2017
The study could pave the way for transplanting porcine organs to humans without the risk of reigniting endogenous retroviruses.
First Genetic Screen of Pigs Using ENU
First Genetic Screen of Pigs Using ENU
Ashley Yeager | Jul 14, 2017
Using the mutagenic chemical N-ethyl-N-nitrosourea, researchers confirm the role of a gene in a piglet deformity and identify potential models for human diseases. 
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Aggie Mika | May 11, 2017
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Ben Andrew Henry | Nov 23, 2016
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Ben Andrew Henry | Oct 19, 2016
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Alison F. Takemura | Sep 1, 2016
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Oysters At Risk
Oysters At Risk
The Scientist Staff | Jun 30, 2016
Climate change is causing ocean acidification, and shellfish, such as oysters, are bearing the brunt of the shift.