Ron Vale has spent a career studying how molecular motors transport cargo within cells. He’s also developed tools to help scientists communicate their findings.
Kate Rubins Was the First to Sequence DNA in Space
The virologist turned NASA astronaut pioneered DNA sequencing in space and conducted experiments in microgravity.
Ready, Set, Grow
How to culture stem cells without depending on mouse feeder cells
Baby on Board
Many scientific conferences offer child care options that allow researchers to bring their families along for the trip.
CRISPR May Prove Useful in De-Extinction Efforts
Researchers are using the powerful gene-editing tool to recreate the woolly mammoth.
Discovery of the Malaria Parasite, 1880
Most didn’t believe French doctor Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran when he said he’d spotted the causative agent of the disease—and that it was an animal.