Using Temperature-Sensitive Channels to Study Neural Circuitry
Using Temperature-Sensitive Channels to Study Neural Circuitry
Meet the researchers building a thermogenetic toolbox.
Using Temperature-Sensitive Channels to Study Neural Circuitry
Using Temperature-Sensitive Channels to Study Neural Circuitry

Meet the researchers building a thermogenetic toolbox.

Meet the researchers building a thermogenetic toolbox.

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Image of the Day: Bird Brain
Image of the Day: Bird Brain
Shawna Williams | Nov 12, 2018
Goffin’s cockatoos customize tools to accommodate a specific need.
Image of the Day: Shrink Ray
Image of the Day: Shrink Ray
Jef Akst | Oct 30, 2018
A near-infrared laser warps a tissue culture surface to mimic natural cellular environments.
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.
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.
CRISPR Inches Toward the Clinic
CRISPR Inches Toward the Clinic
Shawna Williams | Aug 1, 2018
The gene-editing technology is already in trials for some rare conditions, with more human testing on the horizon.
Time Is Running Out to Enter Our Top 10 Innovations Contest
Time Is Running Out to Enter Our Top 10 Innovations Contest
The Scientist Staff | May 14, 2018
There is less than one week left to submit your product for a coveted spot in The Scientist’s 2018 competition.
New Enzyme Makes CRISPR More Powerful
New Enzyme Makes CRISPR More Powerful
Shawna Williams | Mar 2, 2018
xCas9 enables more precisely targeted gene editing.
New CRISPR-Based Tools Flag Genetic Sequences and Log Data
New CRISPR-Based Tools Flag Genetic Sequences and Log Data
Diana Kwon | Feb 16, 2018
SHERLOCK and DETECTR can identify particular nucleic acid sequences, while CAMERA records events in human and bacterial cells.
Optical Cell Sorting
Optical Cell Sorting
Rachel Berkowitz | Dec 1, 2017
Researchers are using light and new image processing tools for label-free cell characterization.