STRANGE Framework Addresses Bias in Animal Behavior Research
The journal Ethology is the first to adopt the guidelines, aimed at clarifying experimental design and the potential biases within. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 27, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Araceli Biosciences launches Endeavor high content analysis platform
Araceli Biosciences, a provider of advanced biological imaging platforms, today announced the launch of its flagship product, the Araceli EndeavorTM. Endeavor revolutionizes drug discovery by... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 27, 2021 Category: Science Tags: The Scientist The Marketplace Source Type: news

Bio-Rad Launches & nbsp;Its Western Blot Learning Center, an Online Multi-media Library of Resources on Immunoblotting
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb), a global leader in life science research and clinical diagnostic products, today announced the launch of the Bio-Rad Western Blotting Learning Center,... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 27, 2021 Category: Science Tags: The Scientist The Marketplace Source Type: news

ExpressCells Announces First Patent for Core FAST-HDR Technology
Technology Allows Faster Creation of Knock-In Cell Lines with Multiple Genes Inserted (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 27, 2021 Category: Science Tags: The Scientist The Marketplace Source Type: news

Antibody Spike Months After Ebola Infection Surprisingly Common
A study of people in Sierra Leone suggests that the virus can lie in hiding from the immune system before re-emerging later and sparking a new response —although researchers didn't examine whether... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 27, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Improving Cell-Based Research with Real-Time Assays
A live-cell analysis and cytometry platform revolutionizes biomedical research! (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 26, 2021 Category: Science Tags: The Marketplace Source Type: news

Side-by-Side Comparisons of Important SARS-CoV-2 Variants
Here's our brief guide to the most noteworthy mutations in the novel coronavirus. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 26, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Multimedia Source Type: news

A Guide to Emerging SARS-CoV-2 Variants
Scientists across the world are closely tracking the spread of mutations in the coronavirus and investigating whether they could render current vaccines less effective. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 26, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

The Scientist Speaks Podcast - Episode 13
The Long Haul: Improving Cardiac Cell Therapy Persistence (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 26, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Podcasts Source Type: news

SARS-CoV-2 Isn't Going Away, Experts Predict
As politicians try to schedule an end to the pandemic, scientists say the virus will stick around as an endemic disease similar to the common cold. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 25, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Moderna Developing Booster Shot for New Virus Variant B.1.351
New data suggest that the company's approved COVID-19 vaccine protects against different virus variants, but could be less effective against the one that originated in South Africa. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 25, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Data Hint B.1.1.7 Could Be More Deadly Than Thought
In addition to being more transmissible, the variant now dominant in the UK may be about 30 percent more deadly than previous strains, but much uncertainty remains. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 25, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Bee Reports over the Past Century Indicate a Loss of Diversity
An analysis of museum data and naturalists' observations finds that the number of bee species recorded has been declining since the 1990s. The first global, long-term study of bee trends adds to... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 22, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Accelerating Discovery in the Age of a Pandemic
An expert panel will present how synthetic biology accelerates the development of diagnostics, therapeutics, and the medicinal pipeline. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 22, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Webinars Source Type: news

Technique Talk: 2D Stem Cell Culture
This Technique Talk will teach you the tips and tricks needed for growing stem cells in 2D culture conditions. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 22, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Webinars The Scientist University Source Type: news

New SARS-CoV-2 Variant Could Evade Antibodies
A preprint casts doubt on vaccine effectiveness in light of certain mutations in the 501Y.V2 variant that emerged from South Africa. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 22, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Q & A: Natural History Museums' Role in Pandemic Surveillance
Host vouchering, the practice of preserving species known to harbor infectious diseases, can be used to help determine a pathogen's source, scientists say. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 21, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

A Tweak to Immune Cells Reverses Aging in Mice
Knocking out the receptor for a lipid that causes inflammation rejuvenates macrophage metabolism and restores cognitive function in an Alzheimer's disease model. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 20, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Harnessing Single-cell Multi-omic Energy States for Integrated Cancer Biology
Discover how scientists use multi-omic approaches to identify functional changes that lead to cancer cell drug resistance and devise new treatment strategies. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 20, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Webinars Source Type: news

COVID-19's Effects on the Brain
Autopsy studies have yet to find clear evidence of destructive viral invasion into patients' brains, pushing researchers to consider alternative explanations of how SARS-CoV-2 causes neurological... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 20, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Coronavirus Variant Linked to COVID-19 Outbreaks in California
It's too early to know whether the L452R version of SARS-CoV-2 is highly infectious like the B.1.1.7 UK variant that is also spreading around the US. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 19, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Biden Names Geneticist Eric Lander as Top Science Adviser
If confirmed, Lander will head the Office of Science and Technology Policy, a position that President Donald Trump left vacant for 18 months at the beginning of his term. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 18, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Technique Talk: Troubleshooting Quantitative PCR (qPCR)
In this workshop, you will learn about the critical factors that ensure qPCR accuracy and success. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 18, 2021 Category: Science Tags: The Scientist University Source Type: news

The Promise of Scientific Partnerships with People on the Spectrum
Five collaborations involving autistic scientists and experts are advancing autism research, from lending support for theories of the condition to shoring up trials of new treatments. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 18, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Q & A: Global Insect Declines Due to "Death by a Thousand Cuts"
University of Connecticut entomologist David Wagner speaks with The Scientist about his biggest concerns for global insect populations and recommendations for actions to help save these tiny but... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 15, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Past SARS-CoV-2 Infection Mostly Protects Survivors
A large study of UK healthcare workers finds that immunity after coronavirus infection lasts for months, but those with antibodies may still be able to carry and spread the virus upon reexposure. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 14, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Technique Talk: Troubleshooting Quantitative PCR (qPCR)
In this workshop, you will learn about the critical factors that ensure qPCR accuracy and success. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 14, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Webinars Source Type: news

Technique Talk: Troubleshooting Quantitative PCR (qPCR)
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Source: The Scientist - January 14, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Webinars Source Type: news

Skin Sheltered from Sunlight Still Gathers UV-Linked Mutations
Whole-genome sequencing reveals a wide range of UV-induced DNA changes in human skin cells, and lighter skin collects more mutations, sometimes to "sky high" levels. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 14, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Mice Share Each Other's Pain and Fear
The animals adopt the emotional state of their cagemates, and the parts of the brain engaged during the process are different for pain and fear, according to a new study. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 14, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Mice Share Each Others' Pain and Fear
The animals adopt the emotional state of their cagemates, and the parts of the brain engaged during the process are different for pain and fear, according to a new study. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 14, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

High Risk of Bias in Early COVID-19 Studies: Meta-Analysis
Few peer-reviewed clinical papers on the pandemic contained original data, and many of those that did had poor experimental design. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 14, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Record Drop in US Cancer Death Rate
From 2017 to 2018, cancer deaths dropped by 2.4 percent, the largest single-year improvement recorded in 70 years of American Cancer Society annual cancer reports. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 13, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Exploring the Gut-Brain Axis
Complex signaling events from the gut to the central nervous system influence brain health and disease! (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 13, 2021 Category: Science Tags: The Marketplace Source Type: news

Bryan Sykes, Ancestral Genetics Expert, Dies at 73
Sykes sequenced famous ancient remains, such as Ötzi and Cheddar Man, and was one of the first researchers to use mitochondrial DNA to trace genetic lineages. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 12, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Q & A: Brown Fat Linked to Better Cardio and Metabolic Health
Paul Cohen of the Rockefeller University describes his study of thousands of people, finding that the energy-burning tissue is tied to a lower risk of for several diseases, including type 2 diabetes,... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 12, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

US Confirms World's First SARS-CoV-2 Cases in Gorillas
Zoo officials say the captive primates are recovering, but scientists worry the virus could spread quickly through dwindling wild populations. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 12, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Scientists Question Discovery of New Human Salivary Gland
A widely publicized paper has drawn scrutiny from physicians and anatomists about the authors' claims regarding so-called tubarial glands. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 12, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Beauty Is More Than Skin Deep: 3D Imaging from Micro to Macro
Lai Guan Ng will discuss how whole-skin imaging advances skin immunity research. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 12, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Webinars Source Type: news

OXGENE introduces SLIM platform for discovery of antibodies against membrane proteins
Novel self-labelling mammalian display method for identifying antibodies against membrane proteins in their native configurationPaper published in Journal of Biological Chemistry demonstrates... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 12, 2021 Category: Science Tags: The Scientist The Marketplace Source Type: news

CN Bio & rsquo;s PhysioMimix technology receives FDA recognition
FDA publication demonstrates advantages of PhysioMimix in drug safety and metabolism applications, over standard techniques. Represents the first co-published, peer-reviewed article between a... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 12, 2021 Category: Science Tags: The Scientist The Marketplace Source Type: news

Julius Schachter, Renowned Chlamydia Researcher, Dies at 84
Starting in the late 1960s, the UCSF microbiologist pioneered investigations into the deadly disease that have led to the near eradication of trachoma, a chlamydia-related eye infection. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 12, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

A Guide to Live-cell Imaging and Analysis
Performing assays in real time revolutionizes cell culture! (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 12, 2021 Category: Science Tags: The Marketplace Source Type: news

A Personal Crusade
Meet Stanford University’s Ronald W. Davis, who pivoted his research to study myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome after doctors diagnosed his son with the disorder. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 11, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Videos Source Type: news

Pregnant COVID-19 Patients
See a news report on a study of expectant mothers with SARS-CoV-2 infections. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 11, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Videos Source Type: news

Pregnant COVID-19 Patients
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Source: The Scientist - January 11, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Are You Smarter Than Your Dog?
Check out the optical illusion that researchers put before canines, finding that fido and master have opposite reactions. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 11, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Videos Source Type: news

UK Approves Arthritis Drugs for Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients
The immunosuppressive drugs tocilizumab and sarilumab improved survival and recovery time of intensive care COVID-19 patients, according to a preprint. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 11, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

What's Ahead for SARS-CoV-2 Research in 2021
From new treatments to an investigation into the virus's origins, here are some of the developments we can expect this year. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 8, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Mutation in SARS-CoV-2 Variant Does Not Affect Vaccine: Study
An engineered coronavirus with the N501Y mutation--one of many mutations present in the emerging B.1.1.7 and 501.V2 variants of the coronavirus--is neutralized by the sera of COVID-19 vaccine... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 8, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news