Image of the Day: Nature by Hand
Image of the Day: Nature by Hand
Scientist D. Allan Drummond’s study of life in sculpture aims to provoke curiosity and wonder about the world.
Image of the Day: Nature by Hand
Image of the Day: Nature by Hand

Scientist D. Allan Drummond’s study of life in sculpture aims to provoke curiosity and wonder about the world.

Scientist D. Allan Drummond’s study of life in sculpture aims to provoke curiosity and wonder about the world.

cell and molecular biology
Image of the Day: Blood and Guts
Image of the Day: Blood and Guts
Carolyn Wilke | Dec 13, 2018
Researchers find that stem cells in the human intestine may provide up to 10 percent of circulating blood cells.
Image of the Day: Cellular Destiny
Image of the Day: Cellular Destiny
Carolyn Wilke | Dec 11, 2018
Progenitor cells in the pancreas of humans get developmental cues from proteins in their environment.
Cancer Cells Fuse with Immune Cells in Human Patients
Cancer Cells Fuse with Immune Cells in Human Patients
Anna Azvolinsky | Sep 13, 2018
The hybrid cells promote tumor heterogeneity and possible metastasis, a new study in mice and humans shows.
Image of the Day: On the Mend
Image of the Day: On the Mend
Sukanya Charuchandra | Sep 6, 2018
Reprogrammed cells fix wounds in living mice.
Traitorous Tumor Cells Kill Their Own Kind
Traitorous Tumor Cells Kill Their Own Kind
Ruth Williams | Jul 11, 2018
Researchers plan to turn cancer cells into defectors, engineering them to kill the tumors from whence they came, and have tested the approach in mice.
Researchers Discover 10 New Immune Systems in Bacteria
Researchers Discover 10 New Immune Systems in Bacteria
Jim Daley | Jan 25, 2018
The findings more than double the number of known defense mechanisms, piquing the interests of molecular biology tool developers.
Single-Celled Life Primed to Go Multicellular
Single-Celled Life Primed to Go Multicellular
Bob Grant | Oct 17, 2016
The unicellular ancestor of animals may have harbored some of the molecular tools that its many-celled descendants use to coordinate and direct cell differentiation and function, scientists show.
Kissing Cousins
Kissing Cousins
Catherine Offord | May 1, 2016
Researchers discover a completely novel mechanism of cell signaling involving soluble chemokines and their transmembrane equivalents.
Michael Smith: Biomechanic
Michael Smith: Biomechanic
Jef Akst | Sep 1, 2013
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Boston University. Age: 37