Science Snapshot: Giant Manta Ray Sanctuary
Tourist photos help identify endangered manta rays and highlight the efficacy of recovery efforts at Komodo National Park. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - May 20, 2022 Category: Science Tags: Multimedia Source Type: news

Science Snapshot: Insect Resurrection
The potentially-invasive moth hasn't been seen in a century. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - May 20, 2022 Category: Science Tags: Multimedia Source Type: news

Eight Weeks of Meditation Doesn't Change the Brain, Study Finds
Study finds that, contrary to what other research has found, a popular meditation course does not appear to alter brain structure. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - May 20, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Simplifying Spatial and Molecular Profiling with End-to-End Services
A visual guide to streamlining high-plex, high-throughput workflows (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - May 20, 2022 Category: Science Tags: Infographics Source Type: news

What's the Evidence for Fluvoxamine in COVID-19?
The US FDA ’s decision not to grant an emergency use authorization for the antidepressant as a COVID-19 treatment highlights a lack of consensus among researchers about how to interpret clinical data... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - May 20, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Epigenome Editing Decreases Alcohol Seeking and Anxiety in Rats
A CRISPR-based system that reverses epigenetic changes caused by adolescent binge drinking reduces adult addiction-like behaviors in rats, a study finds, suggesting that an epigenomic approach could... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - May 20, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Sheldon Krimsky, Leader in Science Policy and Ethics, Dies at 80
Krimsky warned strenuously about the corrupting power of money in science. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - May 19, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

US Case Adds to Unusual Monkeypox Outbreak
Experts are scrambling to understand clusters of the normally rare disease that have been reported from Europe and North America in the last month. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - May 19, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Study Suggests Dolphins Use Coral Mucus as Medicine
Researchers observe that a pod of dolphins in the Red Sea regularly rubs against certain corals and sponges, perhaps to sooth their skin by prompting the invertebrates to release mucus that contains... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - May 19, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Rogue Mitochondria Turn Hermaphroditic Snails Female: Study
The accidental finding marks the first time a phenomenon called cytoplasmic sterility, known to occur in plants, has been found in animals. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - May 19, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Technique Talk: Understanding Cancer One Base Edit at a Time
Francisco J. S ánchez-Rivera will discuss strategies to design CRISPR base editor libraries for in vivo applications. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - May 19, 2022 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Webinars Source Type: news

Did Researchers Really Uncover the Cause of SIDS?
An interesting but preliminary biomarker study's reception illustrates the challenges of conducting and communicating nuanced research in the era of social media. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - May 18, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Move Over Apoptosis: Another Form of Cell Death May Occur in the Gut
Though scientists don ’t yet know much about it, a newly described process called erebosis might have profound implications for how the gut maintains itself. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - May 18, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Ancient Tooth Could Be Clue in Denisovan Migration Mystery
The new fossil from Laos helps answer the question of how some people from Southeast Asia carry DNA from the ancient hominin. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - May 18, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Q and A: In Battle of the Sexes, Dominance Doesn't Always Equal Power
The Scientist spoke to hyena researcher Eve Davidian for a broad look at power relationships between male and female mammals. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - May 18, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news