Karmella Haynes: Turning the Dials
Assistant Professor, Arizona State University. Age: 36
Out, Damned Mycoplasma!
Pointers for keeping your cell cultures free of mycoplasma contamination
PCR: Past, Present, & Future
Highlights from a webinar held by The Scientist to celebrate 30 years of PCR: the technique's invention, quantitative real-time PCR, and digital PCR
Weathering the Storm
How to prepare your lab for natural disasters and cope with unavoidable consequences
Standing Up for Sex
Humans evolved the ability to walk on two legs because it allowed them to more accurately size up prospective mates. Or did they?
Tigers Forever, High Moon Over the Amazon, Earth from Space, and Medicine's Michelangelo
Harrowing Egg Hunt, 1911
Three members of Robert Falcon Scott’s Terra Nova Antarctic expedition team trudged 225 kilometers in the dead of winter to retrieve emperor penguin eggs in an effort to establish an evolutionary link between birds and reptiles.