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A Growing Open Access Toolbox
Diana Kwon | Nov 28, 2017
Legal methods to retrieve paywalled articles for free are on the rise, but better self-archiving practices could help improve accessibility.
Implanted Magnetic Probes Measure Brain Activity
Ruth Williams | Nov 1, 2017
Micrometer-size magnetrodes detect activity-generated magnetic fields within living brains.
Infographic: Reading the Mind’s Magnetism
Ruth Williams | Oct 31, 2017
Newly designed sensors detect the magnetic fields generated by electrical activity within cat brains.
Last Chance to Enter the Fray
Staff | Jun 11, 2017
You only have a couple of days left to submit a product in
's Top 10 Innovation competition. Your product can't win if it doesn't get in!
2016 Top 10 Innovations: Honorable Mentions
Staff | Nov 30, 2016
These runners up to the Top 10 Innovations of 2016 caught our judges' attention.
Gut Bacteria Vectors
Ruth Williams | Jun 1, 2016
Researchers mix bacteria genetically engineered to express double-stranded RNA into insect food.
Anna Azvolinsky | Oct 1, 2015
Researchers devise new techniques to facilitate growing bacteria collected from the environment.
Jef Akst | Sep 28, 2015
A pioneer of the gene-editing technique discovers a protein that could improve its accuracy.
Neanderthal-Human Hybrid Unearthed
Bob Grant | Jun 22, 2015
DNA from the 40,000-year-old bones of a modern human found in Europe contains Neanderthal genes.
TS Live: Genetic Time Machine
Bob Grant | Jun 12, 2015
Piecing together scraps of DNA from a 400,000-year-old hominin femur