2018 Top 10 Innovations
2018 Top 10 Innovations
Biology happens on many levels, from ecosystems to electron transport chains. These tools may help spur discoveries at all of life's scales.
2018 Top 10 Innovations
2018 Top 10 Innovations

Biology happens on many levels, from ecosystems to electron transport chains. These tools may help spur discoveries at all of life's scales.

Biology happens on many levels, from ecosystems to electron transport chains. These tools may help spur discoveries at all of life's scales.

single-cell analysis
Hindsight
Hindsight
Bob Grant | Dec 1, 2018
Looking back at a year filled with discoveries and challenges.
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 | Oct 1, 2018
New techniques combine DNA, RNA, and protein information from single cells.
New Lung Cell Identified
New Lung Cell Identified
Abby Olena | Aug 1, 2018
The cell type was discovered via single-cell RNA sequencing of thousands of cells in mouse and human airways and may play a role in cystic fibrosis.
Monitoring Mutations with Microfluidics
Monitoring Mutations with Microfluidics
Ruth Williams | Mar 15, 2018
A device dubbed the “mother machine” enables real-time observation of mutagenesis in single bacterial cells.  
Thousands of Mutations Accumulate in the Human Brain Over a Lifetime
Thousands of Mutations Accumulate in the Human Brain Over a Lifetime
Ruth Williams | Dec 7, 2017
Single-cell genome analyses reveal the amount of mutations a human brain cell will collect from its fetal beginnings until death.
Catalog of the Small Intestine Reveals New Cell Subtypes
Catalog of the Small Intestine Reveals New Cell Subtypes
Kerry Grens | Nov 8, 2017
Single-cell analyses from mouse samples detail the changes in cell distribution during infections.