Modus Operandi
Timing Turnover
Timing Turnover
Kerry Grens | Nov 1, 2012
Two-tone fluorescent tags track the movement and life span of proteins within living cells.
Live-Action Networks
Ruth Williams | Oct 1, 2012
Mass spec plus novel software equals dynamic views into the chemical lives of microbes.
The Inside Scoop
Ruth Williams | Sep 1, 2012
Probing cells with nanometer-scale electrodes
Milling Magic
Ruth Williams | Aug 1, 2012
Ion beams carve slices in frozen cells, giving biologists an interior view.
Dynamic Delivery
Ruth Williams | Jul 1, 2012
Microscopic sponges made entirely of RNA enable efficient gene silencing.
Tracing the Ephemeral
Hannah Waters | Jun 1, 2012
A novel reporter system can track the ever-changing levels of the plant signal auxin with great precision.
Bubble Vision
Edyta Zielinska | May 1, 2012
Turning a liability into an asset, cryo-electron microscopists exploit an artifact to probe protein structure.
A Brighter Beacon
Edyta Zielinska | Apr 1, 2012
A novel liquid laser set-up can detect single nucleotide mutations in a cancer gene.
Delivering Silence
Sabrina Richards | Mar 1, 2012
Using RNA viruses to silence genes could optimize tissue targeting while reducing toxicity.
Switching the Bait
Edyta Zielinska | Feb 1, 2012
Turning a standard technique into an unbiased screen for diagnostic biomarkers