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  • “Every day sadder and sadder news of its increase. In the City died this week 7496; and of them, 6102 of the plague. But it is feared that the true number of the dead this week is near 10,000 ....” —Samuel Pepys, 1665

    • Ottar N. Bjørnstad
    • Katriona Shea
    • Naomi Altman
    This Month
  • Analyzing cleared tissue with a deep-learning pipeline, and why dreaming is good for science.

    • Vivien Marx
    This Month
  • How joy and wide-ranging curiosity leads to neurobiology tools for new types of questions.

    • Vivien Marx
    This Month
  • A love of math and biology comes together with a SPARK.

    • Vivien Marx
    This Month
  • Moving athletically, from Turkey to California to Wisconsin and from engineering to the biostatistics of Hi-C.

    • Vivien Marx
    This Month
  • A machine-learning competition in microscopy and the fun of gazing into the night sky.

    • Vivien Marx
    This Month
  • Growing up curious in the countryside leads to tools for manipulating endogenous proteins.

    • Vivien Marx
    This Month
  • Building nice, shiny instruments to solve unsolved problems, and the physics of sailing.

    • Vivien Marx
    This Month
  • “Everything we see hides another thing, we always want to see what is hidden by what we see” — Rene Magritte

    • Jasleen K. Grewal
    • Martin Krzywinski
    • Naomi Altman
    This Month
  • Staying mobile and building a Toy-Story-related way to stitch terabyte-sized images in microscopy.

    • Vivien Marx
    This Month
  • You can look back there to explain things, but the explanation disappears. You’ll never find it there. Things are not explained by the past. They’re explained by what happens now. –Alan Watts

    • Jasleen K. Grewal
    • Martin Krzywinski
    • Naomi Altman
    This Month
  • Analyzing super-res microscopy images ASAP, strengthened by Ultimate Frisbee.

    • Vivien Marx
    This Month
  • Quantile regression robustly estimates the typical and extreme values of a response.

    • Kiranmoy Das
    • Martin Krzywinski
    • Naomi Altman
    This Month
  • Bioluminescence lights her way to measure glucose uptake in vivo, and why a chemist travels outside her comfort zone.

    • Vivien Marx
    This Month
  • His enhancer-discovery tool cisTopic is both wet-lab and dry-lab. John Coltrane matters, too.

    • Vivien Marx
    This Month
  • A spin-jock’s path to biomolecular dynamics with NMR, and why solitude matters.

    • Vivien Marx
    This Month
  • Simultaneous examination of multiple factors at two levels can reveal which have an effect.

    • Byran Smucker
    • Martin Krzywinski
    • Naomi Altman
    This Month
  • RNA-editing tools from a cricket-playing electrical engineer turned bioengineer.

    • Vivien Marx
    This Month