Luis Alvarez Aims to Heal Wounds with Tissue-Regenerating “Paint”
Luis Alvarez Aims to Heal Wounds with Tissue-Regenerating “Paint”
The bioactive coating tethers restorative proteins to implanted tissues and fosters new growth, animal studies suggest.
Luis Alvarez Aims to Heal Wounds with Tissue-Regenerating “Paint”
Luis Alvarez Aims to Heal Wounds with Tissue-Regenerating “Paint”

The bioactive coating tethers restorative proteins to implanted tissues and fosters new growth, animal studies suggest.

The bioactive coating tethers restorative proteins to implanted tissues and fosters new growth, animal studies suggest.

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Discover how glycosylation affects health and disease
Exploring the World of Glycobiology
The Scientist Creative Services Team and Vector Laboratories | Mar 23, 2022
Researchers study sugar modifications to understand health and disease.
It’s Bittersweet: The Tumorigenic Potential of Glycosylation
It’s Bittersweet: The Tumorigenic Potential of Glycosylation
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with Vector Laboratories | Nov 9, 2021
Karen Abbott and Susan Bellis discuss how to detect and block tumorigenic glycosylation signatures to diagnose and treat cancer.
Promoting Stem Cell Growth and Self-Renewal In Vitro
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with MilliporeSigma | Feb 19, 2021
An engineered laminin substrate facilitates high-quality human stem cell cultures.
Image of the Day: Actin Assembly
Emily Makowski | Sep 17, 2019
Microtubules need actin to disassemble focal adhesions, allowing for cell movement.
Sounding Out Cell Stickiness
Ruth Williams | Dec 1, 2018
Acoustic forces can be used to differentiate adherent from non-adherent cells.
Infographic: Shaken Loose
Ruth Williams | Dec 1, 2018
How acoustic waves let researchers measure whether, and how firmly, cells are bound to a substrate
Image of the Day: Keep in Touch
Kerry Grens | Oct 24, 2018
A protein called talin helps maintain cells’ adhesion properties.
Image of the Day: Zip It
Sukanya Charuchandra | Sep 7, 2018
The cytoskeleton of endothelial cells and adhesion proteins work together to help build new blood vessels.  
Antarctic Bacteria Latch Onto Ice with Molecular Fishing Rod
Ben Andrew Henry | Nov 1, 2016
Researchers describe the first known bacterial adhesion molecule that binds to frozen water. 
Resisting Cancer
George Klein | Apr 1, 2015
If one out of three people develops cancer, that means two others don’t. Understanding why could lead to insights relevant to prevention and treatment.
Fellow Travelers
Dan Cossins | Feb 1, 2013
Collective cell migration relies on a directional signal that comes from the moving cluster, rather than from external cues.
Go Forth, Cells
Dan Cossins | Jan 31, 2013
Watch the cell transplant experiments in zebrafish that suggest certain embryonic cells rely on intrinsic directional cues for collective migration.
Grading on the Curve
Edyta Zielinska | Jun 1, 2012
Actin filaments respond to pressure by forming branches at their curviest spots, helping resist the push.
The essence of stem cells
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 3, 2011
Researchers discover a protein that may allow already-differentiated somatic cells to become stem cells.