For the Greater Good: A Profile of Eva Harris
For the Greater Good: A Profile of Eva Harris
Through groundbreaking studies on dengue and efforts to build scientific infrastructure in Latin America, the University of California, Berkeley, professor has bridged research with its benefits to society.
For the Greater Good: A Profile of Eva Harris
For the Greater Good: A Profile of Eva Harris

Through groundbreaking studies on dengue and efforts to build scientific infrastructure in Latin America, the University of California, Berkeley, professor has bridged research with its benefits to society.

Through groundbreaking studies on dengue and efforts to build scientific infrastructure in Latin America, the University of California, Berkeley, professor has bridged research with its benefits to society.

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Extreme Biotech: Understanding Extremophile Biology to Impact Human Health
Extreme Biotech: Understanding Extremophile Biology to Impact Human Health
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Aug 6, 2020
Jaclyn Winter and Shiladitya DasSarma will discuss how they harness the unique biology of extremophiles for the discovery and development of new therapeutics.
Focus on Precision: The Importance of Pipetting Accuracy for High-Sensitivity Techniques
Focus on Precision: The Importance of Pipetting Accuracy for High-Sensitivity Techniques
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jun 22, 2020
Experts will discuss how critical pipetting is to modern high-sensitivity techniques, such as flow cytometry and PCR, and steps to ensure proper pipetting technique. 
Image of the Day: Huo-Yan Air Lab
Image of the Day: Huo-Yan Air Lab
Amy Schleunes | Apr 9, 2020
An inflatable biosafety laboratory may help meet the global need for testing infrastructure during the COVID-19 pandemic.
FDA Gives Abbott Emergency Use of Five-Minute Coronavirus Test
FDA Gives Abbott Emergency Use of Five-Minute Coronavirus Test
Kerry Grens | Mar 30, 2020
The machine can be run in doctor’s offices and other point-of-care settings to give rapid results.
Locally Made COVID-19 Tests Help Meet Demands
Locally Made COVID-19 Tests Help Meet Demands
Claire Jarvis | Mar 25, 2020
Hospitals and commercial companies are testing thousands of patients for COVID-19 daily, but face reagent and supply shortages.
RNA Extraction Kits for COVID-19 Tests Are in Short Supply in US
RNA Extraction Kits for COVID-19 Tests Are in Short Supply in US
Jef Akst | Mar 11, 2020
Manufacturing sites are ramping up production of reagents needed to isolate SARS-CoV-2’s genetic material—a key step in testing for the virus.
How SARS-CoV-2 Tests Work and What’s Next in COVID-19 Diagnostics
How SARS-CoV-2 Tests Work and What’s Next in COVID-19 Diagnostics
Bianca Nogrady | Mar 3, 2020
Current methods to detect infections of the novel coronavirus rely on identifying particular genetic sequences, but new assays are being developed to meet the growing demand for rapid answers.
Those We Lost in 2019
Those We Lost in 2019
Ashley Yeager | Dec 30, 2019
The scientific community said goodbye to Sydney Brenner, Paul Greengard, Patricia Bath, and a number of other leading researchers this year.
Kary Mullis, Inventor of the PCR Technique, Dies
Kary Mullis, Inventor of the PCR Technique, Dies
Kerry Grens | Aug 11, 2019
The Nobel laureate was a proponent of LSD, a consultant for O.J. Simpson’s legal defense, and the creator of a company that infused jewelry with celebrities’ DNA.