A 3-D carbon nanotube mesh enables rat spinal tissue sections to reconnect in culture.
November 1, 2012|
From basic research to beneficial therapies
October 29, 2012|
Record fish die-offs in the Midwest call for a fresh look at how humans are disrupting the planet’s essential water cycle.
October 24, 2012|
Swapping chromosomes from one human egg to another could eliminate mitochondrial DNA mutations that cause disease.
October 23, 2012|
Bees, sheep, and chimps are just a few of the animals known to self-medicate. Can they teach us about maintaining our own health?
October 17, 2012|
Overturning previous studies, a peculiar protozoan mysteriously uses a DNA-markup system to take out the genetic trash.
October 15, 2012|
Remote sensing helps control an invasive giant weed that threatens ecosystems and border security.
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 4, 2012|
A brewmaster is creating a signature concoction using yeast found in his facial hair.
October 1, 2012
Meet some of the people featured in the October 2012 issue of The Scientist.