techniques
Lighting Up Ovarian Cancer
Cristina Luiggi | Sep 20, 2011
A new technique that makes ovarian cancer cells glow white allow surgeons to better visualize the tumors they aim to remove.
Top 7 in Genomics & Genetics
Sabrina Richards | Sep 19, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in genomics, genetics and related areas, from Faculty of 1000
Next Generation: All-In-One In Vivo Scope
Kerry Grens | Sep 16, 2011
Researchers package a fluorescence microscope—including the light and camera—that can image the brain of a freely moving mouse.
Fluorescent Cats Aid Research
Fluorescent Cats Aid Research
Rachel Nuwer | Sep 13, 2011
Tiny, adorable and…green? Glowing kittens may answer questions about neurobiology and disease.
Enter Your Innovations Today!
The Scientist Staff | Sep 12, 2011
There's still time to submit products to The Scientist's Top 10 Innovations of 2011 contest.
Top 7 in Ecology
Bob Grant | Sep 8, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in ecology, from Faculty of 1000
Stem Cells Induced for Conservation
Kerry Grens | Sep 4, 2011
Researchers generate pluripotent stem cells from two endangered species in hopes of learning more about the near-extinct animals.
Next Generation: Cellular Nanothermometer
Kerry Grens | Sep 2, 2011
Quantum dots, typically used in imaging, also relay temperature changes within a cell.
Octophilosophy
Katherine Bagley | Sep 1, 2011
When it comes to studying cephalopod brains and behavior, it helps to have a philosopher around.
To Pee or Not to Pee
Richard P. Grant | Sep 1, 2011
Have researchers found the seat of urination control in a primitive brain region?