Michelle Gray Tracks Huntington’s in Different Brain Cells
Michelle Gray Tracks Huntington’s in Different Brain Cells
The University of Alabama at Birmingham neuroscientist aims to determine which cells are most important in prompting the disease’s initiation and progression.
Michelle Gray Tracks Huntington’s in Different Brain Cells
Michelle Gray Tracks Huntington’s in Different Brain Cells

The University of Alabama at Birmingham neuroscientist aims to determine which cells are most important in prompting the disease’s initiation and progression.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham neuroscientist aims to determine which cells are most important in prompting the disease’s initiation and progression.

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Surrogate Genes Enable Reproduction
Surrogate Genes Enable Reproduction
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jan 28, 2016
Increasing the expression of two genes from non-Y chromosomes restores spermatogenesis in male mice that lack Y chromosomes.
Citation Payola?
Citation Payola?
Bob Grant | Aug 18, 2015
A transgenic mouse company is paying researchers who mention its animal models in scientific papers.
Passenger Mutations Can Skew Results
Passenger Mutations Can Skew Results
Kate Yandell | Jul 7, 2015
Some genetically engineered mice harbor unwanted mutations that hitchhike alongside desired modifications, affecting experimental outcomes.
Visualizing X Chromosome Inactivation
Visualizing X Chromosome Inactivation
Abby Olena | Jan 21, 2014
Researchers develop mouse lines to help them see whether the maternal or paternal X chromosome is inactivated.
Sperm on Lockdown
Sperm on Lockdown
Abby Olena | Dec 4, 2013
In a proof-of-principle study, genetic deletion of two genes renders male mice infertile by preventing sperm transport through the vas deferens.
More-Primitive Stem Cells Produced
More-Primitive Stem Cells Produced
Kate Yandell | Sep 11, 2013
Reprogramming cells within live mice yields a new type of induced pluripotent stem cell.
Cranking Out New Models
Cranking Out New Models
Kate Yandell | May 6, 2013
Scientists make mice strains with multiple mutations in less than a month without using embryonic stem cells.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Apr 30, 2013
May 2013's selection of notable quotes
Review: <em>Errors of the Human Body</em>
Review: Errors of the Human Body
Jef Akst | Apr 11, 2013
This dramatic science fiction film follows a grieving father using his research to understand his infant son’s gruesome death—and explores the culture and ethics of science along the way.