November 1, 2012|
From basic research to beneficial therapies
October 24, 2012|
Swapping chromosomes from one human egg to another could eliminate mitochondrial DNA mutations that cause disease.
October 12, 2012|
Keith Campbell, a biologist who was part of the effort to clone Dolly the sheep, has passed away at the age of 58.
October 1, 2012|
Laboratory-raised populations of dung beetles reveal a mother's extragenetic influence on the physiques of her sons.
September 17, 2012|
Mice raised in isolation from their mothers developed cognitive deficits similar to those of babies raised in orphanages where physical contact is infrequent.
September 5, 2012|
Scientists ask the NSF to reconsider a granting mechanism they say could hurt junior faculty.
September 1, 2012|
The brain’s phagocytes follow an ATP bread trail laid down by calcium waves to the site of damage.
August 1, 2012|
On the 10th anniversary of The Scientist’s survey of life science academics, institutions are contending with tighter budgets and larger administrative staffs, while working to sustain and inspire their researchers.
July 31, 2012|
Japanese astronauts deliver an aquarium to the International Space Station to study the effects of microgravity on marine life.
June 1, 2012|
Actin filaments respond to pressure by forming branches at their curviest spots, helping resist the push.