Experts Predict the Hottest Life Science Tech in 2021 and Beyond
Experts Predict the Hottest Life Science Tech in 2021 and Beyond
Last year’s Top 10 Innovations judges look into their crystal balls.
Experts Predict the Hottest Life Science Tech in 2021 and Beyond
Experts Predict the Hottest Life Science Tech in 2021 and Beyond

Last year’s Top 10 Innovations judges look into their crystal balls.

Last year’s Top 10 Innovations judges look into their crystal balls.

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The Advances that Will Shape Life Sciences in the 2020s
The Advances that Will Shape Life Sciences in the 2020s
Emma Yasinski | Jan 3, 2020
Systems biologist Steven Wiley says advancements in two areas—single-cell biology and CRISPR—are poised to transform research.  
Image of the Day: Expressive Hydra
Image of the Day: Expressive Hydra
Nicoletta Lanese | Jul 26, 2019
Researchers track which genes are active in the polyp during successive cell states.
Revealed: New Cortical Neuron Types
Revealed: New Cortical Neuron Types
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 31, 2018
A pair of mouse studies describes neuronal subpopulations not identified before and some of their functions.
Here Comes Single-Cell Optogenetics
Here Comes Single-Cell Optogenetics
Ruth Williams | Mar 1, 2018
A new protein may allow researchers to home in on individual neurons, determining their activity minute by minute.
Image of the Day: Itty Bitty Cell Sucker
Image of the Day: Itty Bitty Cell Sucker
The Scientist Staff | Jul 21, 2017
With a diameter smaller than 100 nanometers, this nanopipette’s indiscernible tip is tiny enough to suck up minute contents of a single cell. 
Image of the Day: Sharp Shooters
Image of the Day: Sharp Shooters
The Scientist Staff | Apr 3, 2017
Single-celled dinoflagellates (Polykrikos) use harpoon-like organelles to hunt and capture prey.
Gene Expression in a Drop
Gene Expression in a Drop
Ruth Williams | Aug 1, 2015
Tens of thousands of individual cells can have their transcriptomes analyzed simultaneously thanks to two new techniques.