The cover illustrates the imaging of vasculature deep in the human brain at microscopic resolution via ultrasfast ultrasound localization microscopy of intravenously injected microbubbles.
Image: Alexandre Dizeux, Physics for Medicine Paris, Inserm. Cover design: Alex Wing.
The cover illustrates the differentiation of neural stem cells into neurons via the transduction of chiral photons into force by DNA-bridged chiral assemblies of gold nanoparticles entangled with the neurons’ cytoskeletal fibres.
Image: Hua Kuang and Chuanlai Xu (Jiangnan University), and Nicholas Kotov (University of Michigan). Cover Design: Alex Wing.
The cover illustrates antiviral human monoclonal antibodies, in this case against the Zika virus, discovered via a pipeline integrating single-cell mRNA-sequence analysis, bioinformatics, synthetic biology and high-throughput functional analyses.
Image: Molecular structures from David S. Goodsell and the RCSB PDB. Cover design: Alex Wing.
The cover illustrates a wireless device, designed to be conformally placed on the suprasternal notch, that provides continuous information of essential vital signs as well as talking time, swallow counts and sleep patterns.