human stem cells

Get a colorful 3-D view of human stem cells online with the Allen Cell Explorer

Imagine being able to see inside a transparent human stem cell, like the “Visible Man and Woman” models in biology class. That’s what the Seattle-based Allen Institute for Cell Science lets you do with its brand-new data imaging platform, the Allen Cell Explorer. The cells you see on the screen aren’t made-up animations: They’re based … Continue reading Get a colorful 3-D view of human stem cells online with the Allen Cell Explorer

Sea lion

Help wanted: Sea lion scientists call on software engineers to help count the marine behemoths, offer $25,000 in prize money

Sea lion scientists need your help. Each summer, researchers from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries in Seattle trek to Alaska’s remote Aleutian Islands. They take small boats to rocky beaches to tag Steller sea lion pups. They fly planes and deploy hexacopter drones to capture images of the beached behemoths. Cameras mounted on … Continue reading Help wanted: Sea lion scientists call on software engineers to help count the marine behemoths, offer $25,000 in prize money

Tesla

Tesla reports record production and deliveries as it closes in on more affordable Model 3

Tesla said it delivered more than 25,000 cars in the first quarter of the year, a record for the company and an increase of 69 percent over this time last year. Of those deliveries, which include only cars with completed paperwork that have been received by buyers, approximately 13,450 were the more than $70,000 Model … Continue reading Tesla reports record production and deliveries as it closes in on more affordable Model 3