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2017 Top 10 Innovations
Staff | Dec 1, 2017
From single-cell analysis to whole-genome sequencing, this year's best new products shine on many levels.
How Statistics Weakened mRNA’s Predictive Power
Ruth Williams | May 22, 2017
Transcript abundance isn’t a reliable indicator of protein quantity, contrary to studies’ suggestions.
Single-Celled Life Primed to Go Multicellular
Bob Grant | Oct 17, 2016
The unicellular ancestor of animals may have harbored some of the molecular tools that its many-celled descendants use to coordinate and direct cell differentiation and function, scientists show.
Enhancing Vaccine Development
Wudan Yan | Jun 1, 2016
Using proteomics methods to inform antigen selection
Staff | Jan 1, 2016
Visit the lab of Matthew Andrews at the University of Minnesota Duluth, who studies hibernating thirteen-lined ground squirrels to learn how their hearts manage extreme temperature fluctuations.
Ruth Williams | Jan 1, 2016
Cell type–specific proteomic analyses are now possible from paraffin-embedded tissues.
Jef Akst | Jan 1, 2016
Overwintering ground squirrels survive fluctuations in body temperature that would cause cardiac arrest in nonhibernators.
Cracking the Complex
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Nov 1, 2015
Using mass spec to study protein-protein interactions
Probing Down Syndrome with Mini Brains
Bob Grant | Oct 20, 2015
Researchers create cerebral organoids using induced pluripotent stem cells from patient skin cells and characterize protein-expression changes linked to cognitive impairment.
Human Proteome Mapped Again
Anna Azvolinsky | Jan 22, 2015
Researchers complete another interactive protein atlas, boosting the number of publicly available maps of human protein expression levels.