Conflicts at Conservation Group IUCN: Investigation
Buzzfeed uncovers trophy hunters among the ranks of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, which, critics say, may be impeding wildlife protection. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 14, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Antarctic Peninsula Temps Break Records
The highest reading, taken from Seymour Island, has yet to be confirmed by the World Meteorological Organization. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 14, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Can HEPAs Filter Out Everything?
HEPA filters remove particulate matter from the air, but can they catch volatile chemicals and DNA? Download this poster from The Baker Company to find out! (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 14, 2020 Category: Science Tags: The Marketplace Source Type: news

Opinion: Scientists' Obligations During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Scientists can provide essential information to educate the public about the coronavirus. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 14, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Image of the Day: Synchronized Neurons
Memory formation in mice involves coordinated activity at the cellular level that likely leads to new circuits in the brain. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 14, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Image of the Day Source Type: news

Harvard, Yale Investigated for Undisclosed Foreign Funding
The US Department of Education is looking into allegations that the institutions failed to report hundreds of millions of dollars in gifts from other countries. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 13, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Using 3-D Organoids to Answer Questions About Human Health
A panel of experts will discuss how researchers use human cerebral and tumor-derived organoids to better mimic the state of living tissue for drug development and infection studies. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 13, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Webinars Source Type: news

Touch Screen Repeating Pipette with Advanced Features from BrandTech & reg; Scientific
NEW! The BRAND® HandyStep® touch S repeating pipette has advanced pipetting features for versatility.  (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 13, 2020 Category: Science Tags: The Scientist The Marketplace Source Type: news

When Two Scientists Fall in Love
Partnering in life with a fellow researcher brings unique challenges as well as rewards. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 13, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Coronavirus Test Kits May Yield Inconclusive Results
Some US states are waiting for the CDC to send replacement enzymes necessary for carrying out SARS-CoV-2 assays. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 13, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Journals Open Access to Coronavirus Resources
Nearly 100 academic journals, societies, institutes, and companies sign a commitment to make research and data on COVID-19 freely available, at least for the duration of the outbreak. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 13, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Opinion: Taking the Pulse of Horizon Europe
The plan to revitalize the European innovation landscape is entering a transition. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 13, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Resolving Continuous Expression Vectors of scRNAseq with RNAscope
ACD invites you to join them for an educational webinar. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 13, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Webinars Source Type: news

Remnants of Extinct Hominin Species Found in West African Genomes
A study points to the existence of an ancient human relative that interbred with Homo sapiens. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 13, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Image of the Day: Stomach Stem Cells
A mouse model demonstrates that mutations in stomach stem cells can drive gastric cancer growth. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 13, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Image of the Day Source Type: news

Opinion: Disclosures Scientists Must Make of Foreign Ties
Federal science agencies vary in their requirements. Here's how researchers can follow the rules. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 12, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Cancer and the Microbiome
Download this case study from Sanguine to learn about how simplified patient sampling drives cutting-edge cancer research (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 12, 2020 Category: Science Tags: The Marketplace Source Type: news

Philip Leder, Who Deciphered Amino Acid Sequences, Dies
The Harvard Medical School researcher’s work on the genetic basis of protein coding and production led him to make groundbreaking discoveries in immunology, molecular biology, and cancer... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 12, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

New Report Counters Claims on the Origin of Gastric Cancer
Several studies have supported the idea that "chief" cells in the stomach revert to stem cells and lead to cancer, but new results do not observe such dedifferentiation. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 12, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Fluidic Analytics launches rapid, easy-to-use protein labeling kit
Fluidiphore rapid amine 503 enables labeling in just 30 minutes with no need for purification (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 12, 2020 Category: Science Tags: The Scientist The Marketplace Source Type: news

Arbor Biosciences & reg; Produces Novel 2019 Coronavirus Panel and Offers for Free to Research Community
A hybridization-based panel for isolation and NGS analysis of the 2019 novel coronavirus, for research use only. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 12, 2020 Category: Science Tags: The Scientist The Marketplace Source Type: news

Image of the Day: Memory Erasure
By trimming synapses in the adult mouse hippocampus, microglia help facilitate forgetting. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 12, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Image of the Day Source Type: news

FDA Now Allows Certain Lab Animals to Be Retired and Adopted
Current bills in Congress would apply similar provisions to all federal agencies. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 11, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Brazilian Government Limits Academics' Conference Attendance
The Ministry of Education's new rule says only one federally employed researcher per institution can attend international scholarly meetings, Times Higher Education reports. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 11, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Scientists Compare Novel Coronavirus with SARS and MERS Viruses
Researchers find 380 amino acid substitutions between 2019-nCoV and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)-related coronaviruses. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 11, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Trump Proposes Significant Cuts to NIH for 2021 Budget
The president's request for next year ’s federal budget includes a 7 percent drop in funding for the National Institutes of Health and reductions for other science agencies. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 11, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Beyond Next-Generation Sequencing
The Scientist is bringing together a panel of experts who will discuss new genomic sequencing technologies for understanding human health and disease. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 11, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Webinars Source Type: news

Beyond Next-Generation Sequencing
(Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 11, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Image of the Day: Kobe the Vulture
A newly hatched bearded vulture chick is part of an effort to reintroduce the declining species across Europe. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 11, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Image of the Day Source Type: news

Top Spider Biologist's Research Under Fire
After the initial announcements of two retractions, scientists have mobilized to interrogate the data in nearly 150 of Jonathan Pruitt's papers. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 10, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Biochemist Stanley Cohen Dies
The Vanderbilt University professor was awarded a Nobel Prize for his discovery of epidermal growth factor. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 10, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Copley Scientific introduces a simple device for inhaled dose dissolution testing.
The new Inhaled Dissolution Dose Collector (IDDC) from Copley Scientific is a flexible, easy-to-use system for collecting the respirable fraction of the dose delivered by a metered dose or dry powder... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 10, 2020 Category: Science Tags: The Scientist The Marketplace Source Type: news

Image of the Day: Jetpack Jellyfish
Jellyfish fitted with energy efficient controllers could one day find a job on ocean explorations. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 10, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Image of the Day Source Type: news

Climate Change Linked to Drop in Bumble Bee Numbers: Study
The rate of population decline is outpacing the ability of the bees to find a new habitat. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 7, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Outrage and Grief Follow Death of Coronavirus Whistleblower
Authorities had silenced Li Wenliang after he spoke out about the virus, now known as 2019-nCoV, in the early days of the epidemic. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 7, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Indian Authorities Propose Use of Homeopathy to Prevent Coronavirus
Critics of the practice say the guidance is irresponsible and could give users a false sense of security. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 7, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Image of the Day: Impaired Meiosis
A phthalate commonly found in shampoos, cosmetics, and cleaning products disrupts reproduction in worms. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 7, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Image of the Day Source Type: news

Researchers Find Cell-Free Mitochondria Floating in Human Blood
The functional, respiring organelles appear to be present in the blood of healthy people, but their function is yet unclear. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 7, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

CRISPR-Edited Cells for Cancer Therapy Safe in Humans: Trial
In the first clinical study of its kind in the US, researchers used CRISPR to modify CAR T cells to make them more potent against cancer, but the clinical benefits are unknown. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 7, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Test for Novel Coronavirus Approved for Wide Deployment
The US Food and Drug Administration authorizes the distribution of the 2019-nCoV diagnostic to state health departments and other facilities. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 6, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Image of the Day: Old Ovaries
Oxidative stress associated with aging damages ovarian cells in both humans and nonhuman primates. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 6, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Image of the Day Source Type: news

Global Ocean Circulation Is Speeding Up
The movements of water within the ocean basins has been increasing in speed over the last 20 years, a new study shows, conflicting with prior models of climate change. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 6, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Most Comprehensive Analysis of Cancer Genomes to Date
An interrogation of the whole genomes of more than 2,600 cancers yields clues about the genetic drivers of malignancy, how tumors evolve, and more. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 5, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Sperm Whales Confirmed as the Origin of Jetsam Ambergris
Preserved DNA extracted from the rock-like digestive blobs may offer insights into whale ecology. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 5, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Abcam & rsquo;s new CRISPR-Cas9 cell lines for target identification, validation and pathway discovery & nbsp;
Abcam’s new CRISPR-Cas9 knockout (KO) cell lines provide reproducible, single gene KOs that support the interrogation of the relationship between genotype and phenotype.  (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 5, 2020 Category: Science Tags: The Scientist The Marketplace Source Type: news

DNA Damage Linked to Brain Overgrowth in Autism
Cell lines from individuals with macrocephalic autism spectrum disorder have an increased number of double-strand breaks in the DNA of long neural genes. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 5, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Snappy Acronyms Generate Excitement for Science (SAGES)
Scientists see great value in catchy acronyms, so they get creative when it comes to naming new tools and techniques. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 5, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Image of the Day: Dog Detectives
Trained canines are remarkably accurate at detecting a pathogen that has devastated citrus crops. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 5, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Image of the Day Source Type: news

Inadequate Myelination of Neurons Tied to Autism: Study
A mouse model of autism and postmortem brains of autistic individuals showed a lack of mature oligodendrocytes and less myelination than controls. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 5, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Report of Asymptomatic Transmission of 2019-nCoV Inaccurate
Claims that a woman spread the virus to a colleague in Germany before she had symptoms conflict with health officials' interview with the patient herself. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 4, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news