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Image of the Day: Pseudomonas Autophagy
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Mar 30, 2018
Researchers identify antibacterial functions of cell death in
when the plant is infected with
John Sulston, Human Genome Project Leader, Dies
Kerry Grens | Mar 12, 2018
The biologist earned a Nobel Prize in 2002 for his work on
Image of the Day: Dial M for Murder
Staff | Aug 16, 2017
M proteins from
bacteria selectively kill mouse macrophages and human macrophage-like cells by prompting cell death.
Dying Light Marks the Spot
Catherine Offord | Mar 29, 2016
Drug-delivering nanoparticles designed to glow when their target cells die can report on the effectiveness of cancer therapies within just a few hours of treatment, a mouse study shows.
Immune Cells Can Deliver Deadly Packages
Amanda B. Keener | Sep 8, 2015
Much of the CD4+ T-cell death that occurs during HIV infection may be caused by direct delivery of the virus from neighboring cells, a study shows.
Inner Ear Undertakers
Kerry Grens | Sep 1, 2015
Support cells in the inner ear respond differently to two drugs that kill hair cells.
Autophagy Revives Dying Cancer Cells
Kerry Grens | Apr 7, 2014
Self digestion thwarts self destruction.
New Approach to Killing Cancer
Kerry Grens | Mar 22, 2014
A drug tested in mice causes tumor cells to explode.
Dying Worms Emit Ethereal Glow
Ruth Williams | Jul 24, 2013
A head-to-tail wave of blue fluorescence signals the death of a nematode worm.
Science on Celluloid
Andrew P. Han | Feb 28, 2013
Scientist? Filmmaker? Alexis Gambis welcomes both labels.