New Cell Type Discovered in Human Brains
New Cell Type Discovered in Human Brains
Rosehip neurons are not found in rodents. Perhaps they offer clues about what separates our brains from those of other animals.
New Cell Type Discovered in Human Brains
New Cell Type Discovered in Human Brains

Rosehip neurons are not found in rodents. Perhaps they offer clues about what separates our brains from those of other animals.

Rosehip neurons are not found in rodents. Perhaps they offer clues about what separates our brains from those of other animals.

transcriptomics
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.
An Array of Options
An Array of Options
Kate Yandell | Jun 1, 2015
A guide for how and when to transition from the microarray to RNA-seq
Expanding ENCODE
Expanding ENCODE
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Aug 27, 2014
Latest Encyclopedia of DNA Elements data enable researchers to compare genome regulation across species.