BRCA2, cell & molecular biology, ecology
Week in Review: December 2–6
Week in Review: December 2–6
Tracy Vence | Dec 6, 2013
Oldest hominin DNA sequence; visualizing dyslexia; testing CRISPR; cancer and autoimmunity
A Cancer Culprit in Autoimmunity
A Cancer Culprit in Autoimmunity
Ruth Williams | Dec 5, 2013
Scientists discover that cancer can drive the autoimmune disorder scleroderma.
Opinion: Of Mice and Men
Opinion: Of Mice and Men
K. John Morrow Jr. | Dec 3, 2013
Researchers scramble to put mouse cancer models on solid footing.
Organelle Architecture
Organelle Architecture
Mary Beth Aberlin | Dec 1, 2013
There’s beauty in a cell’s marriage of structure and function.
Contributors
Contributors
Abby Olena | Dec 1, 2013
Meet some of the people featured in the December 2013 issue of The Scientist.
Waiting in the Wings
Waiting in the Wings
Erin Weeks | Dec 1, 2013
A century’s worth of collected butterflies shed light on how climate change threatens the survival of early-emerging species.
Biology's Coefficient
Biology's Coefficient
Megan Scudellari | Dec 1, 2013
Joel Cohen uses the tools of mathematics to deconstruct questions of life.
Intracellular Spirals
Intracellular Spirals
Kate Yandell | Dec 1, 2013
Membrane twists connect stacked endoplasmic reticulum sheets.
Proto-Organelles for Synthetic Cells
Proto-Organelles for Synthetic Cells
Ruth Williams | Dec 1, 2013
Researchers construct lipid-encapsulated compartments within synthetic cells.
Top 10 Innovations 2013
Top 10 Innovations 2013
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2013
The Scientist’s annual competition uncovered a bonanza of interesting technologies that made their way onto the market and into labs this year.