Newborn baby rats lie in a basket
Mother’s Circadian Rhythms Mirrored in Fetal Rat Brains
Before their own central clocks develop, the brains of fetal rats detect their mother’s metabolic cycle to help regulate the expression of certain genes.
Mother’s Circadian Rhythms Mirrored in Fetal Rat Brains
Mother’s Circadian Rhythms Mirrored in Fetal Rat Brains

Before their own central clocks develop, the brains of fetal rats detect their mother’s metabolic cycle to help regulate the expression of certain genes.

Before their own central clocks develop, the brains of fetal rats detect their mother’s metabolic cycle to help regulate the expression of certain genes.

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Blood Biomarkers Predict the Onset of Labor: Study
Abby Olena | May 6, 2021 | 3 min read
Researchers integrated information from 45 protein, metabolite, and immune data points to identify a window two to four weeks before a pregnant person will go into labor.
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Infographic: Functional Characterization of Microproteins
Annie Rathore | Apr 1, 2019 | 4 min read
Analyzing protein-protein interactions can shed light on what tiny proteins do in the cell.
Using Single Cell Proteomics to Understand Human Health and Disease
Using Single Cell Proteomics to Understand Human Health and Disease
The Scientist Creative Services Team and 10x Genomics | 1 min read
Miriam Merad and Harrison Specht will discuss how single cell proteomics complement other omics methods to provide insight into disease pathophysiology and treatment.
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Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2019 | 3 min read
Meet some of the people featured in the April 2019 issue of The Scientist.
Advances in the functional characterization of newly discovered microproteins hint at their diverse roles  in health and disease
The Dark Matter of the Human Proteome
Annie Rathore | Apr 1, 2019 | 5+ min read
Advances in the functional characterization of newly discovered microproteins hint at diverse roles in health and disease.
Profiling Microbes in Their Environmental Context
Profiling Microbes in Their Environmental Context
The Scientist Creative Services Team | 1 min read
In this webinar, an expert panel will discuss nucleic acid recovery and sequencing methods from biological samples found in unusual habitats.
Image of the Day: Gnashers
Carolyn Wilke | Feb 18, 2019 | 1 min read
A mollusk grows magnetic teeth so tough they can grind down rocks.  
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Mapping the Cellular Social Network of Proteins
Melissae Fellet | Feb 1, 2019 | 5+ min read
Three techniques capture data on numerous protein interactions in plants, mice, and human cells.
Large-Scale Proteomics Drives Disease Research
Driving Disease Research and Therapeutics with Large-Scale Proteomics
The Scientist Creative Services Team and SomaLogic | 1 min read
Explore how technology enables large-scale proteomics for biomarker discovery and clinical application.
Serum Survey Reveals Protein Patterns of Ill Health
Ruth Williams | Aug 2, 2018 | 3 min read
Analyses of blood from thousands of people show distinct protein profiles are linked to complex diseases of aging.
Copper Connections
Jim Daley | May 1, 2018 | 2 min read
Researchers initially set out to investigate the relationship between copper homeostasis and the rare Menkes disease, but they also found links to Parkinson’s.
Mummified Gut Bugs Reveal Ancient Dietary Secrets
Mummified Gut Bugs Reveal Ancient Dietary Secrets
Iris Kulbatski, PhD | 5 min read
Reconstructing the diet and microbiome of human ancestors shows an astonishingly rapid loss of microbiome diversity.
Paleoproteomics Opens a Window into the Past
Catherine Offord | Mar 1, 2018 | 5+ min read
Researchers are looking to proteins to explore the biology of ancient organisms, from medieval humans all the way back to dinosaurs.
Infographic: From Sediments to Sequences
Catherine Offord | Feb 28, 2018 | 2 min read
How to analyze ancient proteins
Integrating Single-Cell Transcriptomics and Proteomics: A New Era of Biological Research
Bridging the Gap: Integrating Single-Cell Transcriptomics and Proteomics
The Scientist Creative Services Team in Collaboration with IsoPlexis | 1 min read
An expert panel will discuss how a functional cell library confirms critical insights from previous omics studies. Additionally, they will introduce an innovative platform that connects single cell transcriptomics with functional proteomics for the first time.
Mapping Brain Proteins
Devika G. Bansal | Feb 1, 2018 | 5+ min read
Researchers are using souped-up mass spectrometry to localize proteins within brain cells.
2017 Top 10 Innovations
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2017 | 5+ min read
From single-cell analysis to whole-genome sequencing, this year's best new products shine on many levels.
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Precision Medicine Turns to Proteins for Lung Cancer Targets
Roni Dengler, PhD | 2 min read
Probing the protein landscape in lung cancers reveals new therapeutic insights.
How Statistics Weakened mRNA’s Predictive Power
Ruth Williams | May 22, 2017 | 3 min read
Transcript abundance isn’t a reliable indicator of protein quantity, contrary to studies’ suggestions.