The Advances that Will Shape Life Sciences in the 2020s
The Advances that Will Shape Life Sciences in the 2020s
Systems biologist Steven Wiley says advancements in two areas—single-cell biology and CRISPR—are poised to transform research.  
The Advances that Will Shape Life Sciences in the 2020s
The Advances that Will Shape Life Sciences in the 2020s

Systems biologist Steven Wiley says advancements in two areas—single-cell biology and CRISPR—are poised to transform research.  

Systems biologist Steven Wiley says advancements in two areas—single-cell biology and CRISPR—are poised to transform research.  

single-cell analysis
Worm Embryogenesis: Cell by Cell and Gene by Gene
Worm Embryogenesis: Cell by Cell and Gene by Gene
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2019
A single-cell map of C. elegans’s transcriptome during development finds cell lineages that start out genetically different and end up as cells of similar function and genetic profile.
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.
Neural Cell Types Tied to Autism Identified in Single-Cell Study
Neural Cell Types Tied to Autism Identified in Single-Cell Study
Ruth Williams | May 16, 2019
An RNA analysis of human brain cells reveals gene expression changes in cortical neurons and microglia linked to autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Hindsight
Hindsight
Bob Grant | Nov 30, 2018
Looking back at a year filled with discoveries and challenges.
2018 Top 10 Innovations
2018 Top 10 Innovations
The Scientist Staff | Nov 30, 2018
Biology happens on many levels, from ecosystems to electron transport chains. These tools may help spur discoveries at all of life's scales.
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.
Single-Cell Sequencing & Analysis
Single-Cell Sequencing & Analysis
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Oct 25, 2018
SCS is a powerful tool in the scientist’s arsenal for linking genetic variation to disease and pathogenesis. Finding the right instrument is pivotal for obtaining the data you want!
Image of the Day: Transgenic Axolotl
Image of the Day: Transgenic Axolotl
Kerry Grens | Oct 3, 2018
Lineage tracing reveals how cells help the salamanders regrow chopped-off limbs.
Integrating Multiple -Omics in Individual CellsIntegrating Multiple -Omics in Individual CellsIntegrating Multiple -Omics in Individual Cells
Integrating Multiple -Omics in Individual Cells
Sandeep Ravindran | Sep 30, 2018
New techniques combine DNA, RNA, and protein information from single cells.