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Fellow Travelers

By Dan Cossins | February 1, 2013

Collective cell migration relies on a directional signal that comes from the moving cluster, rather than from external cues.

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Go Forth, Cells

By Dan Cossins | February 1, 2013

Watch the cell transplant experiments in zebrafish that suggest certain embryonic cells rely on intrinsic directional cues for collective migration.


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2012 Multimedia Roundup

By The Scientist Staff | December 14, 2012

The science images and videos that captured our attention in 2012

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Coming to Terms

By Anna Ajduk and Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz | November 1, 2012

New noninvasive methods of selecting the most viable embryo could revolutionize in vitro fertilization.


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By Beth Marie Mole | November 1, 2012

Meet some of the people featured in the November 2012 issue of The Scientist.


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Exit Strategy

By Hayley Dunning | November 1, 2012

Large RNA-protein packets use a novel mechanism to escape the cell nucleus.


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Long and Rocky Roads

By Mary Beth Aberlin | November 1, 2012

From basic research to beneficial therapies


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Eggs Trade Genes

By Ruth Williams | October 24, 2012

Swapping chromosomes from one human egg to another could eliminate mitochondrial DNA mutations that cause disease.


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Cloning Biologist Dies

By Edyta Zielinska | October 12, 2012

Keith Campbell, a biologist who was part of the effort to clone Dolly the sheep, has passed away at the age of 58.

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Home Cookin’

By Hayley Dunning | October 1, 2012

Laboratory-raised populations of dung beetles reveal a mother's extragenetic influence on the physiques of her sons.


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