The Future of Science: Humanity Takes a Front Seat
With the world of science rapidly evolving, and a new year beginning, we looked at the trends breaking through right now, asking experts: where is the world of science headed?
An Introduction to Organoids, Organoid Creation, Culture and Applications
Organoids have revolutionized biological and medical research and proven to be excellent substitutes for animal models in preclinical studies. Here, we discuss what organoids are and how they have been developed over the years to become popular research tools.
Running To “Escape” Stress? It Could Lead to Dependence
A new study by researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) explored whether “escapism” can help us to understand running motivation and exercise dependence.
Innovative Neurotechnology Restores Sensation After Spinal Cord Damage in Rodents
A nerve stimulation therapy for restoring function in the limbs of people with spinal cord injuries has shown promise in animal studies.
Prairie Vole Study Questions Whether Oxytocin Really Is the "Love Hormone"
Turning a decades-old dogma on its head, a new study shows that the receptor for oxytocin, a hormone considered essential to forming social bonds, may not play the critical role that scientists have assigned to it for the past 30 years.
New Test Could Help To Predict Progression to Alzheimer’s Disease
New research from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London has established a blood-based test that could be used to predict the risk of Alzheimer’s disease up to 3.5 years before clinical diagnosis.
Deep Dive: Can Too Much Sweetener Affect Your Grandchildren’s Anxiety?
A new study suggests that aspartame, the common sweetener, produces anxiety-like behavior in mice, an effect that was passed on to multiple subsequent generations.
Egg on Our Face: Another Asilomar Moment?
Michael Kinch confronts a recent controversy in the field of immunology, where researchers failed to seek permission or guidance from the NIAID before engineering mutant forms of SARS-CoV-2.
How To Build an Effective Protein Degrader
This guide highlights the four major stages of targeted protein degradation, the challenges at each step, and the questions you should ask yourself to ensure your final product will result in a complete protein degradation.
Fall in Love With Pipetting Again: Automated Liquid Handling
Download this guide to learn more about automated liquid handling solutions.
Achieving Cost-Effective, High-Throughput Single-Cell Multiomic Analysis
Download this listicle to learn more about innovative solutions for high-throughput single-cell analysis and their applications within biomedical research.
Spatial Transcriptomics: Understanding Gene Regulation in the Tissue Context
Download this listicle to explore spatial transcriptomics applications and key technologies including next-generation sequencing based-methods, In situ sequencing-based methods and In situ hybridization-based methods.