autism, immunology, developmental biology, cell & molecular biology
Shooting Down Addiction
Thomas Kosten | Jun 1, 2011
A new breed of vaccines aims to wean users off cocaine.
A Shot in the Arm
Edyta Zielinska | Jun 1, 2011
Decades of vaccine research have expanded our understanding of the immune system and are yielding novel disease-fighting tactics.
An Insoluble Problem?
Robert Michael Stroud | May 26, 2011
The challenges of crystallizing membrane proteins—and how they’re being overcome.
Making the Gradient
Karen Hopkin | May 26, 2011
Ron Kaback didn’t believe that electrochemical gradients could power the transport of sugars and amino acids across cell membranes—until he proved that they do.
Andrew Carter: Dynein Trailblazer
Hannah Waters | May 26, 2011
Group Leader, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Medical Research Council. Age: 36
Compact Model T
Hannah Waters | May 25, 2011
Editor's choice in immunology
Control from Without
Richard P. Grant | May 25, 2011
Editor's Choice in Developmental Biology
Primal Fashion
Cristina Luiggi | May 20, 2011
Two sisters -- a developmental biologist and high-end fashion designer -- team up to develop a couture collection inspired by the first 1,000 hours of embryonic life.
How zebrafish regrow limbs
Cristina Luiggi | May 19, 2011
Because of their ability to differentiate into any cell type, stem cells have been thought to play an important role in limb regeneration processes. 
Skeleton Keys
Lewis Wolpert | May 14, 2011
There are a surprising number of unknowns about how our limbs come to be symmetrical.