Most Recent

image: Appealing Choice

Appealing Choice

By Erika Lorraine Milam | January 1, 2011

A book is born from pondering why sexual selection was, for so long, a minor component of evolutionary biology.

0 Comments

image: Synthetic Spirits

Synthetic Spirits

By David Nutt | January 1, 2011

Can we use science to reduce the harms of alcohol?

0 Comments

Mail

By N/A | January 1, 2011

A selection of comments from our readers

0 Comments

image: Watt Fun!

Watt Fun!

By Karen Hopkin | January 1, 2011

Her doctoral advisor told her to amuse herself, and Fiona Watt has done just that—probing individual stem cells and determining the genes and molecules that direct them to differentiate or cause them to contribute to cancer.

3 Comments

image: Mining Bacterial Small Molecules

Mining Bacterial Small Molecules

By L. Caetano M. Antunes, Julian E. Davies and B. Brett Finlay | January 1, 2011

As much as rainforests or deep-sea vents, the human gut holds rich stores of microbial chemicals that should be mined for their pharmacological potential.

0 Comments

image: Basophil Roles

Basophil Roles

By Richard P. Grant | January 1, 2011

Editor's choice in Immunology

0 Comments

image: Interfering with Cancer

Interfering with Cancer

By Katherine Hyde and Paul Liu | January 1, 2011

MicroRNAs may drive the development of leukemia.

0 Comments

image: Intestinal Molecular Signaling

Intestinal Molecular Signaling

By L. Caetano M. Antunes, Julian E. Davies and B. Brett Finlay | January 1, 2011

Microbes, both good and bad, can exert direct effects on host cells and vice versa. 

0 Comments

image: Brave New Drugs

Brave New Drugs

By Sarah Greene | January 1, 2011

Intoxicating ideas for saving a billion lives

0 Comments

image: The Profits of Nonprofit

The Profits of Nonprofit

By Megan Scudellari | January 1, 2011

The surprising results when drug development and altruism collide

9 Comments

Popular Now

  1. Stem Cell Vaccine Protects Mice From Cancer
  2. Nobel Prize–Winning Biologist Dies
  3. Sci-Hub Loses Domains and Access to Some Web Services
  4. CDC: Flu Vaccine 36 Percent Effective So Far
AAAS