Scientists using shelter dogs to help find rare animals

Awesome article over at SciAm about the use of dogs in order to track rare animals in the wild for research purposes. As someone who works with animals in the lab, nice to see animals being used to help scientists where they aren't the test subjects. » 2/25/15 2:55pm 2/25/15 2:55pm

Pretty pictures of tumors

Came across this new method of immunohistochemistry called multiplexed ion beam imaging, which allows for a greater number of simultaneous stains on one sample. Great for being able to understand the complex nature of tumors, and has the bonus of producing some spectacular images. » 2/20/15 2:20am 2/20/15 2:20am