database, microbiology
Microbiology Goes High-Tech
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Jun 1, 2012
Out with toothpicks and pipettors; in with automation.
SPRead Your Antibody Capabilities
Carina Storrs | May 1, 2012
Using surface plasmon resonance to improve antibody detection and characterization: four case studies
Bubble Vision
Edyta Zielinska | May 1, 2012
Turning a liability into an asset, cryo-electron microscopists exploit an artifact to probe protein structure.
Opinion: Data to Knowledge to Action
Eugene Kolker and Elizabeth Stewart | Apr 18, 2012
Introducing DELSA Global, a community initiative to connect experts, share data, and democratize science.
Inferring DNA from RNA
Jef Akst | Apr 11, 2012
A new technique to derive DNA information from non-DNA sources, such as RNA, threatens the anonymity of genetic database donors.
Ants Share Pathogens for Immunity
Sabrina Richards | Apr 3, 2012
A new study shows that grooming by ants promotes colony-wide resistance to fungal infections by transferring small amounts of pathogen to nestmates.
Big Money for Big Data
Edyta Zielinska | Apr 2, 2012
The Obama administration pledges $200 million for better ways of managing and extracting information from large data sets.
Collecting Cancer Data
Hannah Waters | Mar 29, 2012
Two new cancer cell line databases bursting with genomic and drug profiling data may help researchers identify drug targets.
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Mar 1, 2012
Meet some of the people featured in the March 2012 issue of The Scientist.
Biota Babble
Edyta Zielinska | Mar 1, 2012
Editor's choice in immunology