DEET, developmental biology
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.
Fellow Travelers
Fellow Travelers
Dan Cossins | Feb 1, 2013
Collective cell migration relies on a directional signal that comes from the moving cluster, rather than from external cues.
Image of the Day
Image of the Day
The Scientist Staff | Jan 4, 2013
The skeleton of this 13-day-old chick embryo has been stained to highlight cartilage (blue) and bone (red).
2012 Multimedia Roundup
2012 Multimedia Roundup
The Scientist Staff | Dec 14, 2012
The science images and videos that captured our attention in 2012
Contributors
Contributors
Beth Marie Mole | Nov 1, 2012
Meet some of the people featured in the November 2012 issue of The Scientist.
Coming to Terms
Coming to Terms
Anna Ajduk and Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz | Nov 1, 2012
New noninvasive methods of selecting the most viable embryo could revolutionize in vitro fertilization.
Exit Strategy
Exit Strategy
Hayley Dunning | Nov 1, 2012
Large RNA-protein packets use a novel mechanism to escape the cell nucleus.
Long and Rocky Roads
Long and Rocky Roads
Mary Beth Aberlin | Nov 1, 2012
From basic research to beneficial therapies