Image of the Day: Expressive Hydra
Image of the Day: Expressive Hydra
Researchers track which genes are active in the polyp during successive cell states.
Image of the Day: Expressive Hydra
Image of the Day: Expressive Hydra

Researchers track which genes are active in the polyp during successive cell states.

Researchers track which genes are active in the polyp during successive cell states.

transcriptomics
Image of the Day: Gnashers
Image of the Day: Gnashers
Carolyn Wilke | Feb 18, 2019
A mollusk grows magnetic teeth so tough they can grind down rocks.  
Image of the Day: Single-Cell Surprises
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
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.
A Systematic Approach to Finding Unannotated Proteins
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
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.
RNA-Seq Reveals Previously Hidden, Genetic Disorder–Causing Mutations
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.
Image of the Day: Inner Conflicts
Image of the Day: Inner Conflicts
The Scientist Staff | Apr 12, 2017
Transcriptomic analyses of a patient with severe Ebola virus disease revealed shifts in the expression of antiviral and immune response genes, corresponding to the stages of illness.
Reverse Transcriptase with Proofreading Capabilities Created
Reverse Transcriptase with Proofreading Capabilities Created
Alison F. Takemura | Jun 27, 2016
Using directed evolution, researchers selected a DNA polymerase to copy RNA into DNA.
Gene Expression in a Drop
Gene Expression in a Drop
Ruth Williams | Aug 1, 2015
Tens of thousands of individual cells can have their transcriptomes analyzed simultaneously thanks to two new techniques.