Computational Biologist Bing Liu Dies in Suspected Murder
The University of Pittsburgh scientist, who was studying SARS-CoV-2, was shot to death in his home.
Computational Biologist Bing Liu Dies in Suspected Murder
Computational Biologist Bing Liu Dies in Suspected Murder

The University of Pittsburgh scientist, who was studying SARS-CoV-2, was shot to death in his home.

The University of Pittsburgh scientist, who was studying SARS-CoV-2, was shot to death in his home.

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Image of the Day: Cellular Breakdown
Image of the Day: Cellular Breakdown
Carolyn Wilke | Jan 31, 2019
Autophagy may keep cell division in check to help protect against cancer-causing DNA damage.
<em>The Scientist</em>&rsquo;s Most Stunning Infographics of 2018<em>The Scientist</em>&rsquo;s Most Stunning Infographics of 2018
The Scientist’s Most Stunning Infographics of 2018
Jef Akst | Dec 21, 2018
From cellular self-digestion to the effects of exercise on the brain, our features editor picks her favorite art custom-made for the magazine.
Image of the Day: Pseudomonas Autophagy
Image of the Day: Pseudomonas Autophagy
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Mar 30, 2018
Researchers identify antibacterial functions of cell death in Arabidopsis when the plant is infected with Pseudomonas.  
Eat Yourself to Live: Autophagy’s Role in Health and Disease
Eat Yourself to Live: Autophagy’s Role in Health and Disease
Vikramjit Lahiri and Daniel J. Klionsky | Feb 28, 2018
New details of the molecular process by which our cells consume themselves point to therapeutic potential.
Image of the Day: When Cells Stop Cleaning
Image of the Day: When Cells Stop Cleaning
The Scientist Staff | Sep 12, 2017
By stifling autophagy in the motor neurons of a mouse model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), scientists stem later-stage disease progression.
Vlad Denic on Exploring New Fields and Failing Successfully
Vlad Denic on Exploring New Fields and Failing Successfully
Ben Andrew Henry | Nov 30, 2016
The Harvard professor is pursuing fundamental questions about autophagy, protein homeostasis, and other cellular processes, and he’s always on the lookout for his next new topic.
Autophagy Pioneer Wins Nobel
Autophagy Pioneer Wins Nobel
Kerry Grens | Oct 2, 2016
Biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi is honored for his discoveries on the mechanisms of cellular recycling.
Cocaine Induces Neuronal Autophagy
Cocaine Induces Neuronal Autophagy
Jef Akst | Jan 19, 2016
A new study supports the idea that cocaine triggers brain cells to eat themselves and suggests a possible antidote.
Targeted ER Breakdown
Targeted ER Breakdown
Ashley P. Taylor | Jun 16, 2015
Researchers identify receptors that target the endoplasmic reticulum for degradation by autophagy in yeast and mice.