The Scientist

» Lost Colony, microbiology and culture

Most Recent

image: Bridging Two Worlds

Bridging Two Worlds

By Rachel Bernstein | April 4, 2014

Lynne Quarmby’s love of the natural world inspires her to explore beyond her cell biology lab through art.

0 Comments

image: Lynne Quarmby - Artist

Lynne Quarmby - Artist

By Rachel Bernstein | April 4, 2014

The professor of molecular biology and biochemistry at Simon Fraser University is also an accomplished painter.

0 Comments

image: The Structure of Flowers

The Structure of Flowers

By Jef Akst | April 4, 2014

Architecture student-turned-artist Macato Murayama creates beautiful images inspired by the intricate anatomy of flowers.

0 Comments

image: Capsule Reviews

Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | April 1, 2014

Cancer Virus, A Window on Eternity, Murderous Minds, and The Extreme Life of the Sea

0 Comments

image: Dermatologically Derived

Dermatologically Derived

By Jef Akst | April 1, 2014

Inspired by turkey skin, researchers devise a bacteriophage-based sensor whose color changes upon binding specific molecules.

0 Comments

image: Dissecting Consciousness

Dissecting Consciousness

By Michio Kaku | April 1, 2014

Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku describes his new theory of consciousness.

4 Comments

image: Future Minded

Future Minded

By Michio Kaku | April 1, 2014

Imagine consciousness traveling at the speed of light.

2 Comments

image: Speaking of Science

Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | April 1, 2014

April 2014's selection of notable quotes

2 Comments

image: The Working Vacation

The Working Vacation

By Bob Grant | April 1, 2014

Sabbaticals are one of the perks of the academic life. They may seem daunting to implement, but the time away could prove invaluable to your career.  

1 Comment

image: Ballroom Brainwaves

Ballroom Brainwaves

By Eli Chen | March 28, 2014

A neuroscientist studies the brains of tango dancers in an attempt to understand interpersonal connectedness.

4 Comments

Popular Now

  1. DNA Robots Target Cancer
    Daily News DNA Robots Target Cancer

    Researchers use DNA origami to generate tiny mechanical devices that deliver a drug that cuts off the blood supply to tumors in mice.

  2. Gene Expression Overlaps Among Psychiatric Disorders
  3. Love in the Scientific Literature
    News Analysis Love in the Scientific Literature

    There are countless ways for scientists to say, “I love you.” Naming a slime-mold beetle after your wife (and another after your ex-wife) is, apparently, one of them.  

  4. Stem Cell Vaccine Protects Mice From Cancer
AAAS