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Specific Brain Cells Linked to Parkinson’s Disease
Research identifies 10 types of dopamine-making neurons, one of which seems to die off during the disease.
Specific Brain Cells Linked to Parkinson’s Disease
Specific Brain Cells Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

Research identifies 10 types of dopamine-making neurons, one of which seems to die off during the disease.

Research identifies 10 types of dopamine-making neurons, one of which seems to die off during the disease.

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Single-cell Secrets
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Oct 30, 2020
Single-cell research reveals new insights into SARS-CoV-2, the opioid crisis, neurogenesis, and fertility.
The Scientist's LabTalk Podcast - Episode 2
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Oct 20, 2020
Surviving Stress: The mysteries of neuronal survival and neurodegeneration
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.
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).
2018 Top 10 Innovations
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 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
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 31, 2018
A pair of mouse studies describes neuronal subpopulations not identified before and some of their functions.
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
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.
Live Cell Extractions
Ruth Williams | Oct 1, 2017
Nanostraws that collect specimens from cells without killing them allow for repeated sampling.
A Selection of CRISPR Proof-of-Principle Studies
Kelly Rae Chi | Mar 1, 2017
Advice on how to deploy the latest techniques in your own lab