Image of the Day: Bacterial Blues
Image of the Day: Bacterial Blues
A photograph of microbes producing the antibiotic actinorhodin is one of many images on display at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History this winter.
Image of the Day: Bacterial Blues
Image of the Day: Bacterial Blues

A photograph of microbes producing the antibiotic actinorhodin is one of many images on display at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History this winter.

A photograph of microbes producing the antibiotic actinorhodin is one of many images on display at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History this winter.

Salinella, culture, ecology, disease & medicine
Appendectomy May Lower Risk of Parkinson’s DiseaseAppendectomy May Lower Risk of Parkinson’s Disease
Appendectomy May Lower Risk of Parkinson’s Disease
Ashley Yeager | Nov 1, 2018
The neurodegenerative disease shares protein clumps in common with appendixes, perhaps explaining why removing the organ is protective.
Faulty Cell Transport System Implicated in Alzheimer’s Disease
Faulty Cell Transport System Implicated in Alzheimer’s Disease
Ashley Yeager | Nov 1, 2018
Tau proteins disrupt the movement of molecules into and out of neuronal cells’ nuclei.
Infographic: Leaky Gates
Infographic: Leaky Gates
Ashley Yeager | Nov 1, 2018
A study explores how nuclear pore complexes are disrupted in Alzheimer’s disease.
Contributors
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Nov 1, 2018
Meet some of the people featured in the November 2018 issue of The Scientist.
Noninvasive Brain Stimulation Modulates Memory Networks
Noninvasive Brain Stimulation Modulates Memory Networks
Jef Akst | Nov 1, 2018
Studies have demonstrated that magnetic and electrical currents can enhance memory in human subjects, but the technology is not yet ready for prime time.
Vaccines Did Not Cause My Daughter’s Autism
Vaccines Did Not Cause My Daughter’s Autism
Peter Hotez | Nov 1, 2018
In a new book, a vaccine researcher describes the scientific facts and personal anecdotes behind his family’s experience with autism and its comorbid disabilities.
Genetic Sequencing Uncovers New Options for Multiple Myeloma Patients
Genetic Sequencing Uncovers New Options for Multiple Myeloma Patients
Shawna Williams | Nov 1, 2018
A small pilot study suggests the approach can identify effective treatments already approved for other cancers.
Smarts and Hearts
Smarts and Hearts
Bob Grant | Nov 1, 2018
IQ can’t capture the breadth, depth, or variety of human intelligence.
When Should Service Dogs Be Admitted into the Lab?
When Should Service Dogs Be Admitted into the Lab?
Jef Akst | Nov 1, 2018
Becoming a neuroscientist with a service dog by your side presents numerous challenges. Joey Ramp, who went back to college to study her own post-traumatic stress disorder, is learning this the hard way.