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Douglas Lowy and John Schiller, whose work led to the HPV vaccine, and Michael Hall, who discovered the TOR pathway, win this year’s prizes.

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Organs on Chips

By | August 28, 2017

Scientists hope that these devices will one day replace animal models of disease and help advance personalized medicine.

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Yoshinori Watanabe of the University of Tokyo was found to have tampered with images in five prominent publications. 

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Infographic: Following the Force

By | February 1, 2017

Physical forces propagate from the outside of cells inward and vice versa.

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May the Force Be with You

By | February 1, 2017

The dissection of how cells sense and propagate physical forces is leading to exciting new tools and discoveries in mechanobiology and mechanomedicine.

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Scientists present evidence of bacteria-driven mating in flagellate eukaryotes at the American Society for Cell Biology annual meeting.

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Nuclear Pores Come into Sharper Focus

By and | December 1, 2016

Solving a long-standing structural puzzle will open the door to understanding one of the cell’s most enigmatic machines.

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Embryo Watch

By | May 5, 2016

A new culture system allows researchers to track the development of human embryos in vitro for nearly two weeks.

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Putting the Pee in Pluripotency

By | April 1, 2016

One man’s waste is another man’s treasure trove of stem cells.

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“Celldance” Selections

By | December 14, 2015

Highlights from the American Society for Cell Biology’s 2015 video grant competition

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