Echo Acoustic for Microbiome
The workflow for microbiome whole genome sequencing (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 18, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Videos Source Type: news

Frozen Fecal Knives Honored by 2020 Ig Nobel Prizes
Other recipients of the award for laugh-worthy achievements experimented with alligators on helium and vibrating worms. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 18, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Tom Norris, Marine Mammal Acoustician, Dies at 55
Norris, who founded the research firm Bio-Waves, furthered the study of marine mammals using passive acoustic monitoring technology he designed himself. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 18, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Racial Profiling Concerns Amid Crackdown on Scholars' China Ties
Several organizations suggest that a case against a University of Kansas professor is the latest example of the US government targeting researchers for their ethnicity. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 17, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) Sample Preparation
Download this white paper to learn the best practices for optimizing sample homogenization in NGS nucleic acid extraction! (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 17, 2020 Category: Science Tags: The Marketplace Source Type: news

Antibody-Based Drug May Reduce COVID-19 Hospitalizations: Study
Eli Lilly reports a 72 percent reduction in hospitalization risk among patients who received its monoclonal antibody compared to those who received a placebo. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 17, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

From Seeing to Analyzing
Download this poster to learn how live-cell analysis allows researchers to dig deeper! (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 16, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Infographics Source Type: news

California Wildfire Beaten Back, for Now, on Famous Mt. Wilson
The mountain is home to two historic telescopes and many other scientific instruments, along with a billion dollars ’ worth of broadcast transmission towers. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 16, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Bio-Rad Introduces StarBright Violet 515 Dyefor Flow Cytometry
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb), a global leader of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, today announced the launch of StarBright Violet 515 (SBV515) Dye, the first... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 16, 2020 Category: Science Tags: The Scientist The Marketplace Source Type: news

The Immune Hallmarks of Severe COVID-19
Researchers are trying to make sense of immune systems gone haywire and develop biomarkers to predict who will become the sickest from a coronavirus infection. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 16, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

University of Michigan Grad Students Strike over COVID-19 Policy
Student workers have cited a lack of transparency and a failure to implement rapid and widespread testing among their many concerns regarding the school's response to the pandemic. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 16, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Transplanted Stem Cells Produce Sperm in Sterilized Livestock
The technique is designed for breeding genetically superior farm animals, but may have additional conservation and medical applications. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 16, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Advancing Disease Research with Mass Spectrometry
Explore just how indispensible mass spectrometry is becoming to life science researchers. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 15, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored eBooks Source Type: news

Getting Started with Single Cell Multiomics: Simultaneous Epigenomic and Transcriptomic Profiling from the Same Cell
A fundamental challenge in biology is precisely linking gene regulatory networks to the gene expression profiles that define unique cell types and states. Explore an innovative approach to gain... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 15, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Webinars Source Type: news

Weighing the Benefits of a Clean Balance
Download this reference paper to learn the eight steps to a clean balance! (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 15, 2020 Category: Science Tags: The Marketplace Source Type: news

Indian Study Shows No Survival Benefit of Plasma in COVID-19
A randomized controlled trial on the use of convalescent plasma therapy to treat coronavirus infections--the first in the world to be completed--yields disappointing results, but some doctors are not... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 15, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Simplifying Protein Expression with myTXTL
Discover the advantages of protein production using the myTXTL cell-free expression system (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 15, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Videos Source Type: news

Immune Cell and Its Cytokine Control Exploratory Behavior in Mice
Gamma delta T cells in the meninges of the brain release a cell signaling molecule that does more than protect mice from microbial pathogens. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 14, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

College Athletes Experienced Heart Damage After COVID-19: Study
Images of the players' hearts showed signs of inflammation consistent with myocarditis, a rare but potentially fatal condition. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 14, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Longitudinal Immune Profiling Reveals Key Immune Signatures Associated with COVID-19
Madhvi Menon will discuss immune profiling of COVID-19 patients and Jyoti Phatak-Sheldon will highlight the use of RNAscope in situ hybridization in SARS-CoV-2 research. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 14, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Webinars Source Type: news

Field Research Sites Damaged as Fires Ravage West Coast
Flames and smoke have killed dozens of people over the past month and burned hundreds of thousands of acres, causing massive disruptions. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 11, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Scientists Voice Concerns over Russian COVID-19 Vaccine Study
Almost 40 scientists have signed an open letter, citing odd patterns in the data and a lack of transparency after authors withheld the full data. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 11, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Springer Nature and ResearchGate Expand Content Sharing
The long-term partnership follows a pilot project for which the scholarly publisher made select articles available on the academic networking site. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 11, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

The Scientist's LabTalk Podcast - Episode 1
Myeloid Cells in Cancer and Science Advocacy: A Conversation with Dr. Miriam Merad (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 11, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Videos Source Type: news

Poor Sleep Linked with Future Amyloid-Beta Build Up
Accumulation of the protein was more likely to be found in the brains of people who slept less well years earlier, according to a new study. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 11, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Predicting and Overcoming Resistance Using IsoPlexis' Single-Cell Intracellular Proteomic and Metabolomic Analysis Tools
Cancer cells develop resistance to targeted therapies, and their inherent functional heterogeneity makes it difficult for researchers to understand and characterize these resistance mechanisms.... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 11, 2020 Category: Science Tags: The Marketplace Source Type: news

New Map Charts Genetic Expression Across Tissue Types, Sexes
A decade-long effort to probe gene regulation reveals differences between males and females, points to essential regulatory elements, and offers insight into past work on telomeres. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 10, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

October 23, 2020 - Winning Westerns: The Do's and Don'ts of Western Blotting
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Source: The Scientist - September 10, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Webinars Source Type: news

October 21, 2020 - Winning Westerns: The Do's and Don'ts of Western Blotting
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Source: The Scientist - September 10, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Webinars Source Type: news

Bird Flu Viruses Can Remain Infectious for Months in US Wetlands
Lab and field experiments indicate that aquatic environments could act as reservoirs for the pathogens, which typically do not represent a direct risk to humans. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 10, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Immunotherapy Combo Reduces Solid Tumors in Mice
When tumor cells are infected with an oncolytic virus carrying a modified CD19 gene, they become targets for CAR T cells engineered to recognize this molecular marker. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 9, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Pauses After Adverse Reaction
The hold will likely delay trial results, and scientists say the pause is proof that safety protocols in clinical trials are working as they should. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 9, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Vector-Based Vaccines Come to the Fore in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Adenovirus vectors deliver the genetic instructions for SARS-CoV-2 antigens directly into patients' cells, provoking a robust immune response. But will pre-existing immunity from common colds take... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 8, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

COVID-19 Symptoms in Kids Most Often Headache, Fever: App Data
The COVID Symptom Study app aims to help patients and healthcare providers identify patterns in user-reported data. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 8, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Panel Lays Out Guidelines for CRISPR-Edited Human Embryos
The International Commission on the Clinical Use of Human Germline Genome Editing claims the technology is still too risky for therapeutic use. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 4, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Roger Unger, Endocrinologist and Authority on Diabetes, Dies
The University of Texas Southwestern scientist studied the roles of glucagon and insulin in regulating blood glucose, leading to several successful treatments. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 4, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

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Source: The Scientist - September 3, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Reading Frames Source Type: news

Steroid Drugs Are an Effective Treatment for Severe COVID-19: WHO
A meta-analysis of seven randomized controlled trials concludes that dexamethasone and other corticosteroids reduce 28-day mortality in seriously ill patients. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 3, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

New Drug Combo for ALS Slows Decline in Small Clinical Study
After six months, patients with fast-progressing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis who had received the experimental treatment had less loss of function than those who received a placebo. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 3, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

HEPA Filters Help Prevent Aerosol DNA Contamination
Download this white paper to explore how effective HEPA filters are at removing aerosolized DNA particles! (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 3, 2020 Category: Science Tags: The Marketplace Source Type: news

COVID-19 Antibodies Last for at Least Four Months After Recovery
The results from a study in Iceland can't say if a recovered patient's antibodies can protect them from subsequent reinfection. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 2, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Toward COVID-19 Testing Any Time, Anywhere
Researchers are adapting CRISPR, synthetic biology, and other creative approaches to detect SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acids outside of the lab or doctors' offices, in the hopes of making diagnostics more... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 2, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

DeNovix launches 21 CFR Part 11 Compliance Ready Software for CellDrop & trade; Automated Cell Counters
DeNovix announces the launch of EasyApps® Secure - 21 CFR Part 11 compliance ready software for the award-winning CellDrop Automated Cell Counter. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 2, 2020 Category: Science Tags: The Scientist The Marketplace Source Type: news

Preventing Analyte Adsorption During Filtration
Learn about loss-prevention strategies. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 1, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Videos Source Type: news

Singing Dogs, Once Thought Extinct, Found in the Wild
A new genetic analysis confirms prior sightings in New Guinea. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 1, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

No, the CDC Has Not "Quietly Updated" COVID-19 Death Estimates
An online conspiracy theory retweeted by President Donald Trump misconstrued data regarding the number of people who have died from the coronavirus. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 1, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

The Morphogenetic Code
Hear Michael Levin of Tufts University talk about his study of morphogenetics at the Paul G. Allen Frontiers Symposium in late 2019. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 1, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Videos Source Type: news

Shaping Up
See Reading Frames author David Bainbridge of the University of Cambridge discuss how and why women have physiological features different than those of other female animals. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 1, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Videos Source Type: news

Amazonian Secrets
Watch researchers travel to a cave deep in the Amazon to search for clues about the first humans to populate the Americas. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 1, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Videos Source Type: news

September 2020 Interactive Crossword Puzzle
Try your hand at a sciency brainteaser. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 1, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Multimedia Source Type: news