A biotech company reports that an experimental treatment elongated its CEO’s telomeres.
May 1, 2016|
This year marks the centennial of Calvin Bridges’s description of nondisjunction as proof that chromosomes are vehicles for inheritance.
May 1, 2016|
February 1, 2016|
Raphael Weldon’s critiques of Mendelian principles were 100 years ahead of his time.
October 1, 2015|
Camillo Golgi’s black reaction revealed, for the first time, the fine structures of intact neurons, which he captured with ink and paper.
December 1, 2014|
A spring cleaning led to the rediscovery of Theodor Boveri’s microscope slides, presumed lost during World War II.
November 1, 2014|
Emil du Bois-Reymond’s innovations for recording electrical signals from living tissue set the stage for today’s neural monitoring techniques.
November 1, 2013|
Santiago Ramón y Cajal used a staining technique developed by Camillo Golgi to formulate the idea that the neuron is the basic unit of the nervous system.
September 1, 2013|
In a cramped lab overflowing with fruit flies, Thomas Hunt Morgan and his protégés made the discoveries that laid the foundations of modern genetics.
August 1, 2013|
How a dinner-table conversation between two biologists led to the formulation of the theory that cells are the building blocks of all living organisms.
March 1, 2012|
The first electron microscope to peer into an intact cell ushers in the new field of cell biology.
January 1, 2012|
How Nobel Laureate Barbara McClintock nearly gave up genetics for meteorology