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Newborn baby rats lie in a basket
Mother’s Circadian Rhythms Mirrored in Fetal Rat Brains
Before their own central clocks develop, the brains of fetal rats detect their mother’s metabolic cycle to help regulate the expression of certain genes.
Mother’s Circadian Rhythms Mirrored in Fetal Rat Brains
Mother’s Circadian Rhythms Mirrored in Fetal Rat Brains

Before their own central clocks develop, the brains of fetal rats detect their mother’s metabolic cycle to help regulate the expression of certain genes.

Before their own central clocks develop, the brains of fetal rats detect their mother’s metabolic cycle to help regulate the expression of certain genes.

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Histological slide showing cancerous prostate tissue
2D Genetic Map of Prostate Cells Charts Cancer Growth
Holly Barker | Aug 23, 2022 | 4 min read
An in situ map of copy number variations in prostate tissue reveals that purportedly cancerous genomic changes frequently occur in the healthy tissue surrounding tumors.
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Last Chance to Enter Our Annual Top 10 Innovations Contest
The Scientist Staff | Jul 11, 2022 | 1 min read
There is only one week remaining to submit your new product to vie for a coveted spot in The Scientist’s 2022 competition.
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New Insight into Brain Inflammation Inspires New Hope for Epilepsy Treatment 
Deanna MacNeil, PhD | 3 min read
Clinicians and researchers teamed up to investigate how inappropriate proinflammatory mechanisms contribute to the pathogenesis of drug-refractory epilepsy.
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Early Inflammation Protects Against Chronic Pain, Study Finds
Alejandra Manjarrez, PhD | May 12, 2022 | 3 min read
Human data and experiments in mice challenge the common use of anti-inflammatory drugs to treat pain.
Top 10 Innovations 2021
2021 Top 10 Innovations
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2021 | 10+ min read
The COVID-19 pandemic is still with us. Biomedical innovation has rallied to address that pressing concern while continuing to tackle broader research challenges.
Neoantigen Prediction for Precision Immunotherapies
Neoantigen Prediction for Precision Immunotherapies 
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team | 1 min read
Learn about the tools and resources researchers use to define, discover, and deploy anti-tumor immunotherapies.
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Genes for Alcohol Use Disorder and Alzheimer’s Risk Overlap: Study
Emma Yasinski | Aug 24, 2021 | 4 min read
Genetic, transcriptomic, and epigenetic data reveal molecular mechanisms tying these disorders to each other and to immune disfunction.
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Gene Offers Clue to How Human Labor Starts
Christie Wilcox, PhD | Aug 1, 2021 | 2 min read
Genes associated with preterm birth and protecting the fetus from the mother’s immune system appear to be regulated by HAND2.
Learn How Multiomics Drives Biotherapeutic Discovery and Development
Advancing Biotherapeutics with Multiomics
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team and Tecan | 1 min read
Explore how biomolecular processes drive health and disease.
Identified: Molecular Predictors of Rheumatoid Arthritis Relapse
Ruth Williams | Jul 15, 2020 | 4 min read
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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Heart Attack Elevates Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence: Study
Amanda Heidt | Jul 13, 2020 | 4 min read
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.
Maintaining Hormone Balance Through RNA Decay
The Scientist Speaks - What Comes Up Must Go Down: Maintaining Hormone Balance Through RNA Decay
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team | 1 min read
Neelanjan Mukherjee discusses how RNA decay is essential for regulating a blood pressure-controlling hormone.
Worm Embryogenesis: Cell by Cell and Gene by Gene
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2019 | 2 min read
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.
Hydra single-cell sequencing gene expression
Image of the Day: Expressive Hydra
Nicoletta Lanese | Jul 26, 2019 | 1 min read
Researchers track which genes are active in the polyp during successive cell states.
spatial CRISPR screen for cancer
A Brave New World for Spatial Genomics in Cancer Research
Nele Haelterman, PhD | 3 min read
A new CRISPR screening technology allows scientists to recreate tumor heterogeneity in vivo and study how it affects all aspects of cancer biology.
Image of the Day: Gnashers
Carolyn Wilke | Feb 18, 2019 | 1 min read
A mollusk grows magnetic teeth so tough they can grind down rocks.  
Image of the Day: Single-Cell Surprises
Jef Akst | Nov 15, 2018 | 1 min read
Researchers identify a new species of Hemimastigophora protist, and suggest the group should be promoted from a phylum to a supra-kingdom.

Exploring how spatial relationships drive heart function
Mapping Out What Makes the Heart Tick
Nathan Ni, PhD | 3 min read
A novel atlas reveals region-specific links between structural, mechanical, and genetic properties within the heart.
New Cell Type Discovered in Human Brains
Catherine Offord | Aug 28, 2018 | 2 min read
Rosehip neurons are not found in rodents. Perhaps they offer clues about what separates our brains from those of other animals.
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