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Early Inflammation Protects Against Chronic Pain, Study Finds
Human data and experiments in mice challenge the common use of anti-inflammatory drugs to treat pain.
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Early Inflammation Protects Against Chronic Pain, Study Finds
Early Inflammation Protects Against Chronic Pain, Study Finds

Human data and experiments in mice challenge the common use of anti-inflammatory drugs to treat pain.

Human data and experiments in mice challenge the common use of anti-inflammatory drugs to treat pain.

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Top 10 Innovations 2021
2021 Top 10 Innovations
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic is still with us. Biomedical innovation has rallied to address that pressing concern while continuing to tackle broader research challenges.
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Genes for Alcohol Use Disorder and Alzheimer’s Risk Overlap: Study
Emma Yasinski | Aug 24, 2021
Genetic, transcriptomic, and epigenetic data reveal molecular mechanisms tying these disorders to each other and to immune disfunction.
Visualize Transcript Location with Spatial Biology Techniques
Unraveling the Cellular and Subcellular Landscape Using Spatial Biology
The Scientist Creative Services Team, Resolve Biosciences | Apr 12, 2022
How to visualize gene expression patterns in situ
A microscopy image of several endometrial stromal fibroblasts
Gene Offers Clue to How Human Labor Starts
Christie Wilcox | Aug 1, 2021
Genes associated with preterm birth and protecting the fetus from the mother’s immune system appear to be regulated by HAND2.
Identified: Molecular Predictors of Rheumatoid Arthritis Relapse
Ruth Williams | Jul 15, 2020
The presence of a particular set of RNAs in the blood forewarns of an onset of severe symptoms and points to the cells involved.
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Automating NGS Library Prep
The Scientist Creative Services Team, Eppendorf | Apr 12, 2022
Liquid handlers specialized for next-generation sequencing (NGS) automate nucleic acid extraction and library preparation from microbiome samples.
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Heart Attack Elevates Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence: Study
Amanda Heidt | Jul 13, 2020
Mice that experienced heart attacks underwent a large-scale shift in their immune systems that allowed cancer to flourish, perhaps explaining the observation in patients.
Worm Embryogenesis: Cell by Cell and Gene by Gene
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2019
A single-cell map of C. elegans’s transcriptome during development finds cell lineages that start out genetically different and end up as cells of similar function and genetic profile.
Profiling Microbes in Their Environmental Context
Profiling Microbes in Their Environmental Context
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Mar 10, 2022
In this webinar, an expert panel will discuss nucleic acid recovery and sequencing methods from biological samples found in unusual habitats.
Hydra single-cell sequencing gene expression
Image of the Day: Expressive Hydra
Nicoletta Lanese | Jul 26, 2019
Researchers track which genes are active in the polyp during successive cell states.
Image of the Day: Gnashers
Carolyn Wilke | Feb 18, 2019
A mollusk grows magnetic teeth so tough they can grind down rocks.  
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Using Digital Spatial Profiling for Transcriptomic Analysis of Neuronal Subpopulations
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with Advanced Cell Diagnostics | Nov 12, 2021
Kit Fuhrman and Anushka Dikshit present how to obtain whole transcriptome data from spatially mapped neuron populations.
Image of the Day: Single-Cell Surprises
Jef Akst | Nov 15, 2018
Researchers identify a new species of Hemimastigophora protist, and suggest the group should be promoted from a phylum to a supra-kingdom.

New Cell Type Discovered in Human Brains
Catherine Offord | Aug 28, 2018
Rosehip neurons are not found in rodents. Perhaps they offer clues about what separates our brains from those of other animals.
Exploring the Transcriptome
Connecting the Transcriptome to the Functional Proteome of Single Cells Using a Novel Platform
The Scientist Creative Services Team in Collaboration with IsoPlexis | Nov 10, 2021
Rui Zheng and Patrick Paczkowski will discuss a new, highly multiplexed, simultaneous single cell transcriptomics and functional proteomics platform.
A Systematic Approach to Finding Unannotated Proteins
Katarina Zimmer | Mar 1, 2018
A study suggests that there is more to the eukaryotic genome than was previously suspected.
2017 Top 10 Innovations
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2017
From single-cell analysis to whole-genome sequencing, this year's best new products shine on many levels.
Discover Strategies for Simultaneous Protein and RNA Single Cell Analysis
Get the Most Out of Single Cells with Multiomic Cytometry
The Scientist Creative Services Team, 10x Genomics | Oct 4, 2021
Researchers optimize technologies to simultaneously obtain proteomic and transcriptomic data from single cells.
RNA-Seq Reveals Previously Hidden, Genetic Disorder–Causing Mutations
Anna Azvolinsky | Apr 19, 2017
Adding RNA sequencing analysis to genomic sequencing helps scientists uncover mutations likely responsible for genetic disorders they might otherwise miss.