cancer, ecology
It's a Cell-Eat-Cell World
Jef Akst | Aug 1, 2011
For more than 100 years, pathologists have observed cancer cells engulfing other live cells, but scientists are only now beginning to understand how it happens and what it means for tumorigenesis.
An Unlichenly Pair
Hannah Waters | Aug 1, 2011
A young botanist pays tribute to his mentor by naming a newly discovered, rare species in his honor.
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Aug 1, 2011
Meet some of the people featured in the August 2011 issue of The Scientist.
Canadian Government Silences Scientist
N/A | Jul 29, 2011
Fisheries scientist ordered to refuse interviews about research on salmon decline.
Behavior Brief
Megan Scudellari | Jul 25, 2011
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Cancer is Greater Threat to the Tall
Jef Akst | Jul 21, 2011
Research suggests that tall women have a greater risk of developing a wide range of cancers.
Top 7 in Genomics & Genetics
Bob Grant | Jul 19, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in genomics, genetics, and related areas, from Faculty of 1000
Behavior Brief
Megan Scudellari | Jul 13, 2011
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Contact Allergies May Help Stymie Cancer
Edyta Zielinska | Jul 12, 2011
New data suggests that skin rashes are associated with lower risk of developing certain cancers.
Radical Reversal
Megan Scudellari | Jul 6, 2011
Free radicals, widely believed to promote cancer, may actually slow tumor growth.