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The emergence of spatial transcriptomics, with its ability to generate highly detailed maps of gene expression with spatial context, is revolutionizing biomedical research, particularly in developmental biology, cancer, immunology, and…
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Cell signaling is one of my absolute favorite topics in molecular biology. In fact, a lecture on cell signaling during my sophomore year of college was the reason why I…
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The coordination of 37.2 trillion cells is required for our bodies to function, but it can be difficult enough to coordinate a classroom of thirty students. How then are so…
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Can you imagine if a cell could send an email? Or put in a work request? Think of it: Dear Immune System, I am infected by a virus. Please send…
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Much like bees or ants, cells are inherently social. Also like various hive-based insects, the social nature of the interactions are important for dictating function and well being of the…
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What does it mean to be healthy? If you go in for a regular wellness appointment at the doctor’s office, how does the doctor assess if you are healthy? Wellness…
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As we go about our day, we are surrounded by indicators. Our clocks tell us the time. Ovens will reveal their current temperatures and alert us when they’ve reached their…
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If you stopped someone on the street and asked them to give you an example of a common biomarker, you will more than likely be met with silence. However, if…
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It’s time for your yearly wellness visit with your doctor. It’s the same thing every year. They check your weight, blood pressure, oxygen saturation and pulse. Perhaps you have to…
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Cells are the building blocks of all living things, from single-celled organisms such as bacteria to multi-celled organisms like whales. At the most basic level, though, all cells function in…
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Anyone who studies biology knows that living systems are highly complex, sophisticated entities, often containing redundant processes. Sorting out the mechanisms at play in any biological system is therefore aided…
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Cells, the building blocks of all life, are built from biological molecules such as proteins and RNA. Biological molecules perform all the functions of living cells, from DNA replication to…