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Networking Medicine

By Jef Akst | March 2, 2013

Although fully organized patient-run trials are still few and far between, patients are taking a more active role in clinical research.

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Rhinoviruses Exposed

By Fred Adler | February 1, 2013

Some of these insidious viruses expertly subvert the host immune system, allowing their unhindered proliferation.

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Game On

By The Scientist Staff | January 3, 2013

Check out some of the games being used in serious scientific research, education, and treatment.

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The Plastid Gene Shuffle

By David Smith | January 1, 2013

How plastid genetic information survived (or didn’t) the endosymbiotic experience

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Adipose Tissue Metabolism in the Obese

By Justin Odegaard and Ajay Chawla | December 12, 2012

Fat cells behave differently in obese individuals, causing inflammation and insulin resitance.

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Normal Fat Tissue Metabolism

By Justin Odegaard and Ajay Chawla | December 6, 2012

Adipose tissue plays an immune role in individuals of normal wieght.

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2012 Labbies Honorable Mentions

By The Scientist Staff | October 1, 2012

Check out other memorable images and videos that were submitted to this year’s Labby Multimedia Awards.

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Ubiquitin Chains in Action

By Keith D. Wilkinson and David Fushman | July 1, 2012

Present in every tissue of the body, ubiquitin appears to be involved in a dizzying array of functions, from cell cycle and division to organelle and ribosome biogenesis, as well as the response to viral infection. The protein plays at least two role

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Surgical Art

By Cristina Luiggi | June 1, 2012

InĀ 1929 and 1930, Johns Hopkins Medical School surgeon Warfield Firor carried out a series of experiments to determine how long blood could flow between animals with joined circulatory systems. Without using any anti-coagulants, Firor attempted to es

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Delivering New Genes

By Jef Akst | June 1, 2012

Gene therapies typically involve the introduction of genetic material into target cells to replace or supplement an existing, usually dysfunctional, gene. 

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