cell biology
Seeing Inside Cells
Seeing Inside Cells
Tracy Vence | Dec 9, 2014
With super-resolution microscopy
Cell Biology Goes Big Science
Cell Biology Goes Big Science
Tracy Vence | Dec 8, 2014
The Allen Institute for Cell Science launches with $100 million in philanthropic funds.
Big Data and the Brain
Big Data and the Brain
Tracy Vence | Dec 8, 2014
Advances in imaging have inundated neuroscientists with massive amounts of information on synaptic connections, among other things. The challenge now is to understand it all.
The Ever-Transcendent Cell
The Ever-Transcendent Cell
John S. Torday | Nov 1, 2014
Deriving physiologic first principles
Cellular Chemotaxis
Cellular Chemotaxis
Tracy Vence | Oct 29, 2014
Two papers detail how a cell’s gradient sensing and cytoskeletal architecture dictate one mode of chemotactic movement.
Inactive Actin
Inactive Actin
Anna Azvolinsky | May 1, 2014
Clathrin-mediated endocytosis shuts down during mitosis in eukaryotic cells because all of the required actin is hoarded by the cytoskeleton.
Week in Review: April 7–11
Week in Review: April 7–11
Tracy Vence | Apr 11, 2014
Stress and telomere length in children; osmotic channel protein identified; amoeba nibbles, then kills cells; amphetamine and mental disorder risk; news from AACR
New Approach to Killing Cancer
New Approach to Killing Cancer
Kerry Grens | Mar 22, 2014
A drug tested in mice causes tumor cells to explode.  
Speaking of Cell Biology
Speaking of Cell Biology
Tracy Vence | Dec 17, 2013
A selection of notable quotes from the annual American Society for Cell Biology meeting
Building Support for Basic Research
Building Support for Basic Research
Tracy Vence | Dec 16, 2013
The push toward translational research was a much-discussed topic at the annual American Society for Cell Biology meeting.