Green and brown illustration of cancer cells in front of a peach and yellow background.
Bacterial Tractor Beams Bring Radiation to Tumors
Rachael Moeller Gorman | Apr 17, 2023 | 3 min read
Colonizing tumors with engineered bacteria may allow researchers to target sites currently inaccessible to radionuclide therapy.
Bear paw dusted in snow
Hibernating Bears Provide Clue to Preventing Serious Clots in Humans
Natalia Mesa, PhD | Apr 13, 2023 | 3 min read
Low levels of the clotting factor HSP47 protect the sleeping giants from blood clots, and the same may be possible for humans and other mammals.
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.
Conceptual image of doctors and scientists analyzing and treating skin, with an emphasis on the hair follicle and skin layers.
Getting to the Root of Skin Healing
Iris Kulbatski, PhD | Apr 11, 2023 | 4 min read
Scientists reveal how the intimate link between hair follicles and wound healing is more than skin deep.
Education anatomy and Histological sample Striated (Skeletal) muscle of mammal Tissue under the microscope.
Mechanical Implant Stirs Wasting Muscle Back into Action
Holly Barker, PhD | Apr 3, 2023 | 3 min read
An implantable device stimulates muscle contraction and prevents muscular atrophy in mice.
Developing Spatial Multiomic Maps
Technique Talk: Developing Spatial Multiomic Maps
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team | 1 min read
Rafael Kramann will discuss spatial transcriptome and epigenome changes to identify injury, repair, and remodeling in myocardial infarction.
Illustration showing an experimental device called MAGENTA and how it works
Infographic: Tissue Implant Gets Muscles Moving, Prevents Atrophy
Holly Barker, PhD | Apr 3, 2023 | 1 min read
The experimental device, known as MAGENTA, forces muscles to contract, simulating natural movement. 
hCINAP Protein Key to Cellular Senescence: Study
Patience Asanga | Mar 23, 2023 | 3 min read
The authors claim that by preventing the formation of senescent cells, the protein could delay aging, but experts are skeptical.
Learn How the Immune System Can Be Trained to Overcome Food Allergies
Retraining the Immune System Cavalry for Food Allergen Peacekeeping Missions
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team | 1 min read
Explore food allergy immunotherapy for reversing patient symptoms.
Fluorescent image of breast tissue
Hormone Therapy Triggers Male Gene Patterns in Transgender Men’s Cells
Holly Barker, PhD | Mar 15, 2023 | 3 min read
A study deepens the scientific understanding of how androgens influence breast tissue, which may offer clues to treating breast cancer. 
White mouse at the edge of a desk
The Heart Can Directly Influence Our Emotions
Natalia Mesa, PhD | Mar 1, 2023 | 4 min read
Researchers find that an increased heart rate can induce anxiety in mice, given the right context.
Peripheral blood mononuclear cells surrounded by red blood cells in circulating blood.
Accelerating Immune Research with Cryopreserved Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team and MilliporeSigma | 3 min read
Commerically-available peripheral blood mononuclear cells offer a well-characterized, accessible, and consistent model for immunology and therapeutic development.
<em>We are Electric</em> book cover
The Skin Battery
Sally Adee | Mar 1, 2023 | 4 min read
The “wound current” has intrigued scientists for more than a century. It could turn out to be the key to healing catastrophic injuries.
A fingerprint with three sections colored
Finally, Scientists Uncover the Genetic Basis of Fingerprints
James M. Gaines | Feb 23, 2023 | 4 min read
Much like with a zebra’s stripes or a leopard’s spots, Turing patterns explain how the distinctive patterns of human fingerprints form, a study finds.
A Scientific Figure of Speech
Science Philosophy in a Flash - A Scientific Figure of Speech
Iris Kulbatski, PhD | 1 min read
Beate Peter shares how her “scientific bilingualism” is the driving force behind her philosophy of science.
Artist&#39;s rendering of rod-shaped bacteria
Gut Microbiomes Offer Insights into Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Shafaq Zia | Feb 21, 2023 | 2 min read
Levels of health-promoting gut bacteria are linked with severity of fatigue symptoms, a study finds.
A 3D medical illustration of a human heart with a cardiogram in the foreground and a blue background that includes DNA helices.
Connecting the Complexities of Heart Failure and Aging
Deanna MacNeil, PhD | Feb 13, 2023 | 3 min read
Researchers learned how IGFBP7, a senescence signaling protein and biomarker, promotes cardiac remodeling and cellular aging.
Exosomes, microvesicles, and apoptotic bodies: The three major types of extracellular vesicle.
Extracellular Vesicles: Applications and Potential
Beckman Coulter Life Sciences | 1 min read
Explore why extracellular vesicles are attractive candidates for new therapeutic approaches.
a mouse moves away from the camera, its left leg caught in a cloth
Scientists Discover New “Superfast” Muscle Fibers in Mouse Limbs
Katherine Irving | Feb 9, 2023 | 4 min read
Fast twitch fibers like these could one day be used to treat diseases like Parkinson’s.
The face of a young woman and the face of an old man surrounded by mechanical clocks.
Daily Gene Expression Rhythms Vary with Sex and Age: Study
Alejandra Manjarrez, PhD | Feb 2, 2023 | 3 min read
By studying tissues from deceased people, a team found that women have more rhythmical gene expression and that this molecular rhythmicity decreases with age.