What Pseudoviruses Bring to the Study of SARS-CoV-2
What Pseudoviruses Bring to the Study of SARS-CoV-2
Engineered viruses that don’t replicate provide a tractable model for scientists to safely study SARS-CoV-2, including research into vaccine efficacy and emerging variants.
What Pseudoviruses Bring to the Study of SARS-CoV-2
What Pseudoviruses Bring to the Study of SARS-CoV-2

Engineered viruses that don’t replicate provide a tractable model for scientists to safely study SARS-CoV-2, including research into vaccine efficacy and emerging variants.

Engineered viruses that don’t replicate provide a tractable model for scientists to safely study SARS-CoV-2, including research into vaccine efficacy and emerging variants.

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Questions Raised About Widely Used Blood-Brain Barrier Model
Questions Raised About Widely Used Blood-Brain Barrier Model
Catherine Offord | Feb 16, 2021
A study has sparked controversy by suggesting that cells made using a popular lab protocol have been misidentified, with potentially serious repercussions for brain research. Critics say the significance of the findings has been overstated.
Whale Song Echoes Help Scientists Map the Ocean Floor
Whale Song Echoes Help Scientists Map the Ocean Floor
Asher Jones | Feb 12, 2021
By analyzing how fin whale calls bounce off the seafloor, scientists can recreate ocean crust layers.
See Pigs Master a Joystick Video Game
See Pigs Master a Joystick Video Game
Lisa Winter | Feb 12, 2021
Directing an object on a screen to a target provided a tasty reward.
Respected Medical Geneticist Sir Peter Harper Dies at 81
Respected Medical Geneticist Sir Peter Harper Dies at 81
Catherine Offord | Feb 2, 2021
The Cardiff University researcher was famous both for his work on genetic disorders and for his documentation of the history of his field.
Andrew Brooks, Designer of COVID-19 Saliva Test, Dies at 51
Andrew Brooks, Designer of COVID-19 Saliva Test, Dies at 51
Amanda Heidt | Feb 2, 2021
The Rutgers University researcher created the first FDA-authorized spit test, which has since been used by millions of people.
Experts Predict the Hottest Life Science Tech in 2021 and Beyond
Experts Predict the Hottest Life Science Tech in 2021 and Beyond
Bob Grant | Feb 1, 2021
Last year’s Top 10 Innovations judges look into their crystal balls.
STRANGE Framework Addresses Bias in Animal Behavior Research
STRANGE Framework Addresses Bias in Animal Behavior Research
Amanda Heidt | Jan 27, 2021
The journal Ethology is the first to adopt the guidelines, aimed at clarifying experimental design and the potential biases within.
Technique Talk: Troubleshooting Quantitative PCR (qPCR)
Technique Talk: Troubleshooting Quantitative PCR (qPCR)
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jan 18, 2021
In this workshop, you will learn about the critical factors that ensure qPCR accuracy and success.
Mice Share Each Other’s Pain and Fear
Mice Share Each Other’s Pain and Fear
Amanda Heidt | Jan 14, 2021
The animals adopt the emotional state of their cagemates, and the parts of the brain engaged during the process are different for pain and fear, according to a new study.