biochemistry
RNA-Targeting CRISPR
RNA-Targeting CRISPR
Anna Azvolinsky | Jun 2, 2016
Scientists identify a novel CRISPR system that zeroes in on single-stranded RNA.  
Carolyn Bertozzi: Glycan Chemist
Carolyn Bertozzi: Glycan Chemist
Anna Azvolinsky | Jun 1, 2016
Bertozzi opens visual windows onto complex sugars on and inside living cells.
Contributors
Contributors
Catherine Offord | Apr 1, 2016
Meet some of the people featured in the April 2016 issue of The Scientist.
Master Folder
Master Folder
The Scientist Staff | Jan 1, 2016
Meet Susan Lindquist, the MIT biologist who has won numerous accolades for her research on protein folding.
Heart-Healthy Hibernators
Heart-Healthy Hibernators
Jef Akst | Jan 1, 2016
Overwintering ground squirrels survive fluctuations in body temperature that would cause cardiac arrest in nonhibernators.
AAAS Fellowship to Chemist Repealed
AAAS Fellowship to Chemist Repealed
Kerry Grens | Dec 23, 2015
Technician’s death in Patrick Harran’s lab prompted the American Association for the Advancement of Science to yank Harran’s title as a fellow.
Biological Compass
Biological Compass
Bob Grant | Nov 16, 2015
A protein complex discovered in Drosophila may be capable of sensing magnetism and serves as a clue to how some animal species navigate using the Earth’s magnetic field.
Yun “Nancy” Huang: Eager for Epigenetics
Yun “Nancy” Huang: Eager for Epigenetics
Amanda B. Keener | Aug 1, 2015
Assistant Professor, Institute of Biosciences and Technology, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Houston. Age: 35
Krebs Nobel Auctioned
Krebs Nobel Auctioned
Amanda B. Keener | Jul 16, 2015
Proceeds from the sale of Hans Krebs’s Nobel Prize medal will support refugee scientists and student researchers.
Sponging Up Phosphorus
Sponging Up Phosphorus
Jenny Rood | Jul 1, 2015
Symbiotic bacteria in Caribbean reef sponges store polyphosphate granules, possibly explaining why phosphorous is so scarce in coral reef ecosystems.