Slideshows
Meet the Bugs
Meet the Bugs
Hayley Dunning | Jul 6, 2012
The Victoria Bug Zoo is extremely small. In 1997, the Zoo's founder, Carol Maier, started the collection, which now includes more than 50 insect species, after completing her entomology degree from the University of Guelph. 
Meet the Relatives
Meet the Relatives
Cristina Luiggi | Jul 1, 2012
Meet some of the most famous fossil discoveries of the hominin clan in this slide show. 
Better Biofuel Crops
Better Biofuel Crops
Heather Youngs and Chris Somerville | Jul 1, 2012
One way to increase biofuel production is to engineer plants that can withstand harsh environmental conditions, thereby expanding the range in which such crops can be grown. 
Printing 3-D Molecules
Printing 3-D Molecules
Kerry Grens | Jul 1, 2012
View some molecular models produced by fast and inexpensive 3-D printing processes, and learn how they’re yielding a fuller understanding of biochemical interactions. 
Gigapixel Photography
Gigapixel Photography
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 22, 2012
Imagine a panoramic photograph with such high resolution that you could zoom in on a postage stamp more than half a mile away, or read signs that are blocks away from your vantage point. That is just what researchers at Duke University have created.
Discovering Phasmids
Jef Akst | Jun 9, 2012
Shortly after a rat infested supply ship ran around in Lord Howe Island off the east coast of Australia in 1918, the newly introduced mammals wiped out the island's phasmids—stick insects the size of a human hand. 
Best in Industry, 2012
Best in Industry, 2012
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2012
Whether working for a pharmaceutical giant or a biotech start-up with a unique vision, researchers who responded to this year’s Best Places to Work in Industry survey are translating society’s most pressing scientific needs into a new generation of drugs, research tools, and cutting-edge innovations.
Surgical Art
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 1, 2012
InĀ 1929 and 1930, Johns Hopkins Medical School surgeon Warfield Firor carried out a series of experiments to determine how long blood could flow between animals with joined circulatory systems. Without using any anti-coagulants, Firor attempted to es
2012 Bio-Art Winners
2012 Bio-Art Winners
Megan Scudellari | May 25, 2012
Check out the 10 images that won FASEB's first annual Bio-Art competition.
Spot the Moth
Cristina Luiggi | May 1, 2012
It’s a well-known story: The peppered moth’s ancestral typica phenotype is white with dark speckles.