biobank, culture, developmental biology
Ancient Anatomy, circa 1687
Ancient Anatomy, circa 1687
Cristina Luiggi | Apr 1, 2011
Seventeenth-century Tibet witnessed a blossoming of medical knowledge, including a set of 79 paintings, known as tangkas, that interweaved practical medical knowledge with Buddhist traditions and local lore.
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2011
April 2011's selection of notable quotes
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Apr 1, 2011
The Great Sperm Whale, Noble Cows & Hybrid Zebras, Radioactive, Science-Mart
Taking Shape
Richard P. Grant | Apr 1, 2011
Floral bouquets are the most ephemeral of presents. The puzzle of how flowers get their shape, however, is more enduring. 
PET Guerrilla
Chris Tachibana | Apr 1, 2011
A former Uruguayan antigovernment rebel is developing a revolutionary diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease.
The Footprints of Winter
Ralf Müller and Justin Goodrich | Mar 1, 2011
Epigenetic marks laid down during the cold months of the year allow flowering in spring and summer.
Another Revolution Needed?
Fahd Al-Mulla | Mar 1, 2011
Counting the many plagues that threaten research in the Middle East and North Africa region
Best Places to Work Postdocs, 2011
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 1, 2011
Setting up your own scientific laboratory is no easy task, but this year’s respondents are using their postdoc experiences to prepare for the challenge.
Imprinting Diversity
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 1, 2011
Joachim Messing talks about how genomic imprinting may be a strong driver of diversity.
Speaking of Science
N/A | Mar 1, 2011
March 2011's selection of notable quotes