Scientists are beginning to unravel the mechanisms behind the therapeutic effects of psychedelic drugs.
Meet some of the people featured in the September 2017 issue of The Scientist.
How psychedelic drugs and infectious microbes alter brain function
Wildebeest, science advice for Trump, antibiotics, and more
Important pollinators under threat from habitat destruction, bumblebees may find refuge on vacant land throughout Michigan’s largest metropolis.
Exposure to the body’s humidity causes a film of the microbes to change shape, opening flaps in the garment to allow for increased airflow.
Scientists are analyzing how factors such as the length and stiffness of artificial limbs affect performance in athletes with amputations.
Researchers are piecing together the links between the gut microbiome and mental health.
As article processing charges top $5,000 at some research journals, authors and institutions have means of negotiating better deals or finding less expensive options.
Ultrasound-stimulated microbubbles enable gene delivery to fix fractures.
Phosphorylation of a surface protein on endosomes is key to the organelles’ uneven distribution in daughter cells.
Sensory neurons in the tip of the zebrafish nose respond to molecular signals released from food sources.
A study traces proteins’ evolution from the immune to the olfactory system.
Ron Vale has spent a career studying how molecular motors transport cargo within cells. He’s also developed tools to help scientists communicate their findings.
The virologist turned NASA astronaut pioneered DNA sequencing in space and conducted experiments in microgravity.
How to culture stem cells without depending on mouse feeder cells
Many scientific conferences offer child care options that allow researchers to bring their families along for the trip.
Researchers are using the powerful gene-editing tool to recreate the woolly mammoth.
Most didn’t believe French doctor Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran when he said he’d spotted the causative agent of the disease—and that it was an animal.