New Tools in the Works to Probe Adult Human Neurogenesis
New Tools in the Works to Probe Adult Human Neurogenesis
Conflicting results on the existence of new neurons in adults have researchers designing new ways to identify and count neuronal progenitors—and finally get to the bottom of neurogenesis.
New Tools in the Works to Probe Adult Human Neurogenesis
New Tools in the Works to Probe Adult Human Neurogenesis

Conflicting results on the existence of new neurons in adults have researchers designing new ways to identify and count neuronal progenitors—and finally get to the bottom of neurogenesis.

Conflicting results on the existence of new neurons in adults have researchers designing new ways to identify and count neuronal progenitors—and finally get to the bottom of neurogenesis.

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New Tissue Clearing Methods Offer a Window into the Brain
New Tissue Clearing Methods Offer a Window into the Brain
Andy Tay | Oct 1, 2019
Researchers are developing a variety of approaches for clearing neural tissue to get a better view of the brain’s circuitry.
Extended Until August 19: Enter Our Top 10 Innovations Contest Today
Extended Until August 19: Enter Our Top 10 Innovations Contest Today
The Scientist Staff | Aug 12, 2019
Submit your new product by the end of the day Monday to have a chance at being selected for a coveted spot in The Scientist's 2019 competition.
A Brief Guide to the Current CRISPR Landscape
A Brief Guide to the Current CRISPR Landscape
Diana Kwon | Jul 15, 2019
Hundreds of CRISPR patents have been granted around the world, and the number of applications continues to grow at a rapid pace.
USPTO Restarts CRISPR Patent Dispute Between Broad and UC
USPTO Restarts CRISPR Patent Dispute Between Broad and UC
Jef Akst | Jun 26, 2019
The US patent office declares an interference between the intellectual property held by the Broad Institute and several patent applications filed by the University of California—opposite its previous ruling.
A Toolmaker
A Toolmaker
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2019
Meet the University of Toronto’s Yu Sun, whose work developing magnetic tweezers is featured in our Modus Operandi column.
AI Uses Images and Omics to Decode Cancer
AI Uses Images and Omics to Decode Cancer
Amber Dance | May 1, 2019
Machine learning can analyze photographs of cancer, tumor pathology slides, and genomes. Now, scientists are poised to integrate that information into cancer uber-models.
Opinion: AI Beats Animal Testing at Finding Toxic Chemicals
Opinion: AI Beats Animal Testing at Finding Toxic Chemicals
Thomas Hartung | May 1, 2019
Machine learning could be the key to reducing the use of animals in experiments.
A Primer: Artificial Intelligence Versus Neural Networks
A Primer: Artificial Intelligence Versus Neural Networks
Jef Akst | May 1, 2019
A brief history of AI, machine learning, artificial neural networks, and deep learning.
Computational Tools Sort Signal from Noise
Computational Tools Sort Signal from Noise
Carolyn Wilke | May 1, 2019
Researchers are developing computational approaches to extract information from multiple sets of single-cell sequencing data.