To Hallucinate or Not: The Big Questions Facing Psychedelics at FENS 2022
One sign that the tide around psychedelic science is changing is the decision by the organizers of the recent Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) conference, the largest such neuroscience event in Europe, to carve out a slot for this burgeoning area of research. Here's a summary of what went down.
Opinionated Science x Extraordinary Grace: Using Mentoring As a Catalyst Within STEM
In this episode, voices of change, Arpana Vaniya, PhD and Maryam Goudarzi, PhD, join Lucy Lawrence to discuss how we can achieve gender equity and more diversity in STEM disciplines through mastering outreach and mentorship.
How Mice Decide To Make Love or War
Researchers have characterized the decision-making process made by mice when they smell a newly encountered fellow mouse.
A Third of Gen Z Know How Livestock and Meat Consumption Contribute to Climate Change
According to a new study, only a third of Generation Z understand how livestock and meat consumption are contributing to emissions.
New Studies Strengthen Evidence Linking Gum Disease and Alzheimer’s
Through two studies, researchers have made stronger connections between gum disease and Alzheimer’s disease.
CRISPR Screening: Studying Evolution in a Dish
CRISPR screening enables the rapid and unbiased identification of genes relevant to a specific biological pathway. In this article, we explore how researchers are using this cutting-edge tool to shape our understanding of biology and advance medicine.
Radically Rethinking Scientific Publication: The “Octopus” Model
Dr. Alexandra Freeman believes that the major problems associated with research culture in science can be traced back to one source: the current scientific publishing model. In this interview with Technology Networks, she explains why a novel approach, called Octopus, is a logical solution to these issues.
A Popular Theory About Depression Wasn’t "Debunked" by a New Review
A new paper that reviews the evidence around the serotonin “chemical imbalance” theory of depression has caused an online storm, with figures from across psychiatry commenting on the study’s merits and limitations. In this article, we take a look at what the paper has changed about our understanding of depression.
What Does the Endocannabinoid System Have To Do With Autism Spectrum Disorder?
To learn more about the link between endocannabinoids and ASD and how innovative models are helping to study the ECS and its effects on the developing brain, Technology Networks spoke to Drs. Karen Litwa and Ken Soderstrom from East Carolina University.
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.
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.
Recent Developments in Proteomics Research
Here, we take a closer look at some recent developments in the world of proteomics research.