TS Digest Issues

Past TS Digest Issues

May 2024 Digest cover

May 2024

The Shape of Cilia

Three dimensional images of human pancreatic islet cells provide an unprecedented view of the enigmatic primary cilia.

A space sequence saga cover image

April 2024

A Space Sequence Saga

Astronaut Kathleen Rubins and her samples do not settle when it comes to space biology.

March 2024 cover image

March 2024

The First Human Embryo Model from Embryonic Stem Cells

Jacob Hanna developed a method for replicating embryogenesis outside of the uterus to understand the underlying mechanisms.

February Digest 2024

February 2024

A Glowing Mouse Map

A new staining method enabled cellular resolution at the organism level.

A blue immune cell with a red halo sits in the middle of a yellow spill from a tipping beer mug to the right. Blue bacteria surround the cell.

January 2024

Alcohol Leaves its Mark on Immune Cells

The immune system’s recovery from chronic alcohol use could take longer than some rehabilitation periods due to alcohol’s effects on stem cells.

A scientist not in the frame is holding a plant leave with forceps in one hand and a petri dish with more leaves in the other.

December 2023

Mean, Green, Antibody-producing Machines

A plant-based monoclonal antibody goes head-to-head with its commercial counterpart to target tumors in mice.

Orange bacteria on a green and orange background.

November 2023

Bacterial Time Capsules

Historical samples of bloodstream infections hold secrets to Escherichia coli’s evolutionary history and the emergence of virulent clones.

Illustration of viruses with needle puncturing membrane

October 2023

Designer Peptoids Pop Viral Membranes

Bioinspired small molecules combat viral threats by targeting a common feature in enveloped viruses, making them useful against a wide range of viruses.

September 2023 TS Digest cover

September 2023

Fishing for Viruses

A novel technology enables rapid detection of multiple viruses from patient samples.

August 2023 Digst cover

August 2023

The Roles of Endogenous Psychedelics

Researchers begin to understand the mind-blowing science of psychedelics.

A male tsetse fly smells a tsetse fly pheromone

July 2023

Elusive Tsetse Pheromones

Researchers discovered novel attractants that may improve Tsetse fly traps and help control disease spread.

May 2023 Digest cover

May 2023

"Silent" Mutations Make Noise in Cancer

Synonymous mutations have been overlooked, but research reveals that they can drive cancer

Illustration of X chromosomes

April 2023

Cheating Centromeres

Investigating nonrandom segregation to better understand how speciation occurs

February 2023 Digest Cover

February 2023

Salmon Wars

How should a species’ DNA be used to guide its conservation?

January 2023 Digest Cover

January 2023

Life on the Ocean Surface

The myriad species floating atop the world’s seas are complicating efforts to clean up plastic pollution

TS Digest December 2022, Issue 2 Cover

December 2022, Issue 2

The Scientist Top 10 Innovations 2022

This year's top advances in sequencing, single-cell analysis, and more

December 2022, Issue 1 cover

December 2022, Issue 1

Micro Manipulators

Intracellular bacteria that hijack host cells have much to teach us about biology

November 2022, Issue 2 cover

November 2022, Issue 2

Protecting Pregnancy

Understanding maternal immune changes could improve pregnancy outcomes

Cover image of Epigenetics in Evolution

November 2022, Issue 1

Epigenetics in Evolution

Researchers debate the influence of extragenomic processes on evolutionary change

3D render of a cell

October 2022, Issue 2

The Rise of Eukaryotes

The origin and evolution of the most complex cells