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.

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Image of the Day: The Birth of a Nervous System
Image of the Day: The Birth of a Nervous System
Jef Akst | Oct 2, 2018
The winner of the 2018 Nikon Small World in Motion video competition shows the development of sensory neurons in a zebrafish embryo.
What Is Tech<em>Edge</em>?
What Is TechEdge?
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Oct 1, 2018
NEW! TechEdge from The Scientist. Discover new technologies and apply them to your research.
Massive Animal Sequencing Effort Releases First Set of Genomes
Massive Animal Sequencing Effort Releases First Set of Genomes
Jef Akst | Sep 13, 2018
The Vertebrate Genomes Project has released data on 14 vertebrate species, but the goal is to sequence all 66,000.
Federal Court Sides with Broad in CRISPR Patent Dispute
Federal Court Sides with Broad in CRISPR Patent Dispute
Jef Akst | Sep 10, 2018
The higher court’s decision to uphold the ruling of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board essentially ends the intellectual property battle in the US.
Officially Intelligent
Officially Intelligent
Bob Grant | Aug 1, 2018
Humanity is on the precipice of major change. Some fear a world ruled by bots. I fear a world ruled by people.
Opinion: Rise of the Robot Radiologists
Opinion: Rise of the Robot Radiologists
Mutaz Musa | Jun 25, 2018
The first wave of AI-driven job loss among doctors will be in the field of radiology and is poised to force a paradigm shift in medical imaging.
Bringing the Internet of Things into the Lab
Bringing the Internet of Things into the Lab
Abby Olena | Jun 1, 2018
The IoT can link up many facets of research—from laboratory equipment to ideas—but scientists must be ready for the questions its implementation could raise.
Researchers Grow Veggies in Space
Researchers Grow Veggies in Space
Ashley Yeager | Jun 1, 2018
Experiments to cultivate greens on the International Space Station and in simulated Martian environments pave the way for feeding crews during deep space missions.
Bioluminescent Bacteria in a Wifi Pill Track Gut Health in Pigs
Bioluminescent Bacteria in a Wifi Pill Track Gut Health in Pigs
Kerry Grens | May 24, 2018
The micro-bio-electronic device combines bacteria that can detect certain molecules along with wifi-connected electrical outputs.