Regenesis and The Half-Life of Facts
Meet some of the people featured in the October 2012 issue of The Scientist.
The Epigenetic Lnc
Long non-protein-coding RNA (lncRNA) sequences are often transcribed from the opposite, or antisense, strand of a protein coding gene. In the past few years, research has shown that these lncRNAs play a number of regulatory roles in the cell. For exa
2012 Labbies Honorable Mentions
Check out other memorable images and videos that were submitted to this year’s Labby Multimedia Awards.
The Science of Stowaways
A dock dislodged by 2011's Japanese tsunami washes ashore in Oregon, posing an invasive species threat, but also serving as an unprecedented natural experiment in open-ocean dispersal.
The Salinella salve Mystery
Salinella salve, an organism described as a single layer of cells, ciliated on both inner and outer surfaces and surrounding…
The Best of the 2012 Labbies
Check out image finalists and winners, as well as other memorable submissions to this year’s Labby Multimedia Awards.
Drug Allergy in the Pocket
An HIV drug can bind to and alter the function of an immune molecule, causing a dangerous reaction in patients with a particular allele.
Researchers reveal a new pathway of synaptic modulation in the hippocampus exclusive to females.