Image shows photorhabdus virulence cassettes (green) binding to insect cells (blue) prior to injection of payload proteins. 
Engineered Bacterial “Syringes” Can Deliver Drugs Into Human Cells
Rohini Subrahmanyam, PhD | Apr 20, 2023 | 4 min read
Researchers repurpose tiny bacterial injection systems to specifically inject a wide variety of proteins into human cells and living mice.
Histology of brain
Rare Autism-Linked Mutation Starves Growing Neurons of Essential Nutrients
Lauren Schenkman, Spectrum | Apr 18, 2023 | 4 min read
The mutation prevents certain amino acids from entering neurons, causing the cells to die early in development.
Cell division abstract image
Versatile and Sustainable: Cell Counting for the 21st Century
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team and DeNovix Inc. | 3 min read
Discover how the latest cell counting technology is reshaping a mundane task for the future.
A doctor checking a patient’s blood sugar levels using a glucometer on their ring finger.
An Implantable Device for Type 1 Diabetes Treatment
Elina Kadriu | Apr 18, 2023 | 3 min read
Engineering of a novel device to treat T1D, featuring local immunosuppression and a vascularized cell reservoir to prolong islet cell survival.
Surface rendering of microscopy image showing two dendritic cells (green) communicating with a nociceptor neuron (violet).
How Cells in the Skin Team Up To Fight Pathogens
Rachael Moeller Gorman | Apr 12, 2023 | 4 min read
Immune cells and pain neurons form complex partnerships to protect our bodies from pathogens, new research reveals.
Technique Talk: Developing and Optimizing Immunohistochemistry Protocols
Technique Talk: Developing and Optimizing Immunohistochemistry Protocols
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team | 1 min read
Learn about the fundamentals of immunohistochemistry in this workshop for better protocol development and troubleshooting.
Conceptual image of doctors and scientists analyzing and treating skin, with an emphasis on the hair follicle and skin layers.
Getting to the Root of Skin Healing
Iris Kulbatski, PhD | Apr 11, 2023 | 4 min read
Scientists reveal how the intimate link between hair follicles and wound healing is more than skin deep.
close-up of X chromosomes
Probing “Selfish” Centromeres Unveils an Evolutionary Arms Race
Michael Lampson, PhD | Apr 3, 2023 | 10 min read
A more complete understanding of nonrandom segregation will shed light on how speciation occurs.
Learn how to efficiently and gently prepare samples for NGS and beyond
How to Improve Yield and Reproducibility in Different          -Omics Applications
Covaris | 1 min read
Extracting nucleic acids and proteins gently from samples increases experimental success.
Infographic depicting one way centromeres can "cheat" during meiosis
Infographic: How “Selfish” Centromeres Alter Inheritance
Michael Lampson, PhD | Apr 3, 2023 | 2 min read
Research on so-called selfish genetic loci is providing scientists with greater insight into the biology of chromosome segregation and inheritance.
Learn How Researchers are Building Brains
Major Advances in Mini Brain Bioengineering
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team | Mar 31, 2023 | 1 min read
Explore the latest developments in brain organoid production.
Context Is Key: Unlocking Tissue Complexity with Spatial Biology
Context Is Key: Unlocking Tissue Complexity with Spatial Biology
Deanna MacNeil, PhD | 4 min read
Scientists combine spatially resolved imaging analyses with cutting edge single cell techniques for greater insight into fundamental and disease relevant pathways.
Fluorescence microscopy photograph of human skin depicting stained fibroblasts, key cells involved in wound healing.
Mimicking Tissue Mechanics for Better Wound Healing Models
Deanna MacNeil, PhD | Mar 24, 2023 | 3 min read
Using a 3D culture system that imitates fatty tissue, researchers developed a simpler process to study mesenchymal stem cell aging and tissue regeneration.
A normal human liver organoid (left) stained with blue and red next to a fatty liver organoid (right) with lipid droplets stained yellow.
Working Together to Battle Fatty Liver Disorders
Niki Spahich, PhD | Mar 24, 2023 | 6 min read
Benedetta Artegiani and Delilah Hendriks are forming a joint laboratory group to understand disease mechanisms and treatments through organoid models.
The BRAND Liquid Handling Station
Relieving the Pipetting Toll for Better Results
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team and BRANDTECH Scientific | 3 min read
Scientists use an automated liquid handling station to ensure consistency across a range of experiments.
Black and white portrait of Paul Berg
‘Godfather of Genetic Engineering’ Paul Berg Dies at 96
Lisa Winter | Mar 23, 2023 | 3 min read
Berg was awarded one-half of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1980 for his work with recombinant DNA technology. 
hCINAP Protein Key to Cellular Senescence: Study
Patience Asanga | Mar 23, 2023 | 3 min read
The authors claim that by preventing the formation of senescent cells, the protein could delay aging, but experts are skeptical.
Visualizing apoptosis in a DU-145 cancer cell
Observing Cells in Their Natural State with Digital Holographic Cytometry
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team and Phase Holographic Imaging | 3 min read
Technological and engineering advances let researchers delve deeper into cell function and behavior in physiological and pathological settings.
Discover a new way to analyze tissue samples
Diving Deeper into Tissue Samples with Spatial Context
Canopy Biosciences | Mar 15, 2023 | 1 min read
Scientists developed a standardized multiplex immunohistochemistry and RNA in situ hybridization protocol using ChipCytometryTM.
Arial view of a water canal winding through a forest and spilling into the ocean.
Garbage to Guts: The Slow-Churn of Plastic Waste
Iris Kulbatski, PhD | Mar 13, 2023 | 4 min read
The winding trail of environmental microplastics is leading researchers to the human digestive ecosystem.