A recent toast to James Watson highlights a tolerance for bigotry many want excised from the scientific community.
September 1, 2012|
Probing cells with nanometer-scale electrodes
August 1, 2012|
Ion beams carve slices in frozen cells, giving biologists an interior view.
July 1, 2012|
Microscopic sponges made entirely of RNA enable efficient gene silencing.
June 1, 2012|
A novel reporter system can track the ever-changing levels of the plant signal auxin with great precision.
May 1, 2012|
Turning a liability into an asset, cryo-electron microscopists exploit an artifact to probe protein structure.
April 1, 2012|
A novel liquid laser set-up can detect single nucleotide mutations in a cancer gene.
March 1, 2012|
Using RNA viruses to silence genes could optimize tissue targeting while reducing toxicity.
February 1, 2012|
Turning a standard technique into an unbiased screen for diagnostic biomarkers
January 1, 2012|
Now RNA can glow in the cell, as only proteins could in the past.
December 1, 2011|
Tagging antibodies with rare earth metals instead of fluorescent molecules turns a veteran technique into a high-throughput powerhouse.