October 1, 2012|
October 2012's selection of notable quotes
September 26, 2012|
A large Chinese sequencing center’s purchase of Complete Genomics, a California-based DNA services company, ensures the valued technology will remain on the market.
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 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.
July 23, 2012|
Genomic analyses reveal that the polar bear evolved between 4 and 5 million years ago, far earlier than previous studies had estimated.
July 23, 2012|
Publicly accessible databases now store nearly 1 million gene-expression datasets, giving researchers a robust resource for discovery.
July 1, 2012|
Learning the intricacies of your own genetic profile is a double-edged sword.
June 1, 2012|
Actin filaments respond to pressure by forming branches at their curviest spots, helping resist the push.