DEET, developmental biology
Loss of Potential
Loss of Potential
Dan Cossins | Jun 1, 2013
In the fruit fly, the ability of neural stem cells to make the full repertoire of neurons is regulated by the movement of key genes to the nuclear periphery.
Epigenetics of Embryonic Stem Cells
Epigenetics of Embryonic Stem Cells
Kate Yandell | May 14, 2013
Researchers track DNA modifications and gene expression in stem cells as they differentiate.
Branching Out
Branching Out
Dan Cossins | Apr 1, 2013
Satellites of the Golgi apparatus generate the microtubules used to grow outer dendrite branches in Drosophila neurons.
Smurf-y Old Age
Smurf-y Old Age
Beth Marie Mole | Apr 1, 2013
Flies turning blue help researchers link the deterioration of the intestinal barrier to age-related death.
Pluripotent Until Needed
Pluripotent Until Needed
Beth Marie Mole | Apr 1, 2013
Microarrays help keep induced pluripotent stem cell lines in check, from start to finish.
All In Proportion
All In Proportion
Savraj S. Grewal | Mar 2, 2013
Drosophila insulin-like peptides (dILPs) regulate part of the signaling pathway that helps keep organs growing in proportion during development.
Contributors
Contributors
Beth Marie Mole | Mar 1, 2013
Meet some of the people featured in the March 2013 issue of The Scientist.
Instant Messaging
Instant Messaging
Savraj S. Grewal | Mar 1, 2013
During development, communication between organs determines their relative final size.
Some Mosquitoes Ignore DEET
Some Mosquitoes Ignore DEET
Dan Cossins | Feb 21, 2013
The olfactory receptor neurons of some mosquitoes become less sensitive to the insect repellent after previous exposure.
Go Forth, Cells
Go Forth, Cells
Dan Cossins | Feb 1, 2013
Watch the cell transplant experiments in zebrafish that suggest certain embryonic cells rely on intrinsic directional cues for collective migration.