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A researcher looks at the screen of an imaging equipment. She sees a picture of a Western blot membrane.
The Mysterious Western Blot Message
Mariella Bodemeier Loayza Careaga, PhD | Mar 1, 2024 | 2 min read
Elissavet Chartampila meticulously crafted handwritten labels for her lab tools. Little did she know that some labels last forever.
Fluorescent microscopy image of an embryo model representing four tissue layers of this developmental stage. Cyan-labeled cells are clustered at the top of an ovoid structure, underneath them are yellow-labeled cells and under them red-labeled cells, and surrounding all three layers are white labeled cells.
The First Human Embryo Model From Embryonic Stem Cells
Shelby Bradford, PhD | Mar 1, 2024 | 2 min read
Jacob Hanna developed a method for replicating embryogenesis outside of the uterus to understand the underlying mechanisms.
Discover How CF® Dyes Let Scientists Delve Deeper into Biological Phenomena
CF® Dyes: Clearer Fluorescent Results
Biotium | 1 min read
CF®  Dyes combine pegylation and sulfonation to create fluorescent dyes with better signal intensity, more solubility, and superior specificity.
The illustration shows adipocytes, cells of the adipose tissue, and Trypanosoma brucei parasites that occupy the extracellular spaces between the cells.
Lose the Fat and Curb Parasitic Infection
Mariella Bodemeier Loayza Careaga, PhD | Mar 1, 2024 | 2 min read
Trypanosoma brucei infection induces fat breakdown, but this strategy benefits the host. 
Small brown and white fat-tailed dwarf lemur on a white background.
Do Animals in Warm Climates Hibernate?
Danielle Gerhard, PhD | Mar 1, 2024 | 2 min read
Animals that wind down in the tropics may take us to new frontiers in organ preservation.
Spatial Multiomics Reveal Microbiome-Linked T Cell Modulations in Human Graft-Versus-Host Disease
Spatial Multiomics Reveal Microbiome-Linked T Cell Modulations in Human Graft-Versus-Host Disease
The Scientist | 1 min read
In this webinar, Benton Berigan will highlight the value of combining multimodal data, including spatial information, to understand complex immunological processes.
Shielding From Allergies: It’s Not Just About Microbes
Mariella Bodemeier Loayza Careaga, PhD | Feb 7, 2024 | 4 min read
Clean and dirty mice respond similarly to allergens, challenging the idea that reduced microbial exposure is the primary cause behind the uptick in allergies.
A Molecular Switch for Bone Loss
Mariella Bodemeier Loayza Careaga, PhD | Jan 23, 2024 | 4 min read
Blocking an abnormally active signaling pathway in skeletal stem and progenitor cells alleviates bone mass decline in middle-aged mice. 
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Fecal Microbiota Transplants: From Gut Infections to Psychiatric Disorders
The Scientist | 1 min read
Fecal transplants may help scientists improve current treatment strategies for anorexia nervosa.
Decoding the Cellular Secrets of the Endometrium 
Deanna MacNeil, PhD | Jan 16, 2024 | 3 min read
Endometrial organoids and single cell analyses helped uncover the molecular mechanisms of a rare uterine condition.
The image shows different people exercising in a gym.
What Happens to Muscles During Exercise?
Mariella Bodemeier Loayza Careaga, PhD | Jan 1, 2024 | 2 min read
Exercise changes our muscles, but its molecular effects depend on the type of exercise. 
Translational Research for Neural Implants
Translational Research for Neural Implants 
The Scientist | 1 min read
John Donoghue and Vasiliki (Vasso) Giagka will discuss the latest bioengineering advances for implantable devices that treat neurological disorders.
Keeping Kidneys Healthy with a Hand from AI
Aparna Nathan, PhD | Dec 11, 2023 | 3 min read
Researchers found new mechanisms and drug targets for cystinosis.
Infographic showing placenta development
Infographic: Early Placenta Development Sets the Stage
Danielle Gerhard, PhD | Dec 4, 2023 | 2 min read
During early pregnancy, the placenta remodels the uterine environment to support fetal growth
Artificial Organs: Innovating to Replace Donors and Dialysis
Artificial Organs: Innovating to Replace Donors and Dialysis
Deanna MacNeil, PhD | 6 min read
Scientists employ cutting edge tools and techniques to create artificial organs for research and disease therapeutics.
3d rendered medically accurate illustration of a human embryo anatomy
The Ephemeral Life of the Placenta
Danielle Gerhard, PhD | Dec 4, 2023 | 10+ min read
Recent advances in modeling the human placenta, the least understood organ, may inform placental disorders like preeclampsia.
Naked mole rat
Fighting Cancer: Lessons from the Naked Mole-rat
Hannah Thomasy, PhD | Dec 1, 2023 | 2 min read
Mice live longer, healthier lives thanks to a gene from their glabrous subterranean cousins.
Making Scientific Strides in the Produce Aisle
Science Philosophy in a Flash - Making Scientific Strides in the Produce Aisle
Iris Kulbatski, PhD | 1 min read
Andrew Pelling shares how pursuing knowledge for its own sake breaks down interdisciplinary barriers and lays the foundation for ground-breaking research.
wrinkled hands held over blue water
Why Do Fingers Prune?
Danielle Gerhard, PhD | Nov 1, 2023 | 2 min read
After a long soak in the tub, fingers emerge looking like raisins. The real reason for this curious phenomenon lies under the skin.
Human lung with viruses
Gut Signals Influence Lung Responses to Infection
Mariella Bodemeier Loayza Careaga, PhD | Nov 1, 2023 | 2 min read
Diet-derived molecules spur a biological mechanism in the lung barriers of mice that prevents viral lung injury.
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