developmental biology, culture, cell & molecular biology
The Axis of Aging
Hannah Waters | Jun 14, 2011
Editor's choice in developmental biology
Top 7 in molecular biology
Megan Scudellari | Jun 14, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in molecular biology, from Faculty of 1000.
Lobster-Pot Science
Richard P. Grant | Jun 13, 2011
Microbiologist Marvin Whiteley chats about teaming up with chemist and bioengineer Jason Shear in order to build tiny houses for bacteria.
2011 World Science Festival: A look back
The Scientist Staff | Jun 10, 2011
The Scientist covered some of the events that made this year's festival memorable.
Primal Fashion
Primal Fashion
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 9, 2011
Two sisters—Kate, a developmental biologist, and Helen, a high-end fashion designer—team up to develop a couture collection inspired by the first 1,000 hours of embryonic life. 
First, Do No Harmā€¦
Jim Woodgett | Jun 9, 2011
Is DNA damage an inevitable consequence of epigenetic reprogramming?
Repairing hearts
Megan Scudellari (Video by Richard P. Grant) | Jun 9, 2011
Paul Riley of University College London discusses his new research, published June 8th in Nature.
Canned for whistleblowing?
Megan Scudellari | Jun 9, 2011
Postdoc forced to leave position after questioning the reproducibility of advisor's data.
Apple peels give mice muscle power
Jessica P. Johnson | Jun 9, 2011
A waxy substance, ursolic acid, found in high concentrations in apple peels, can help mice build muscle and reduce muscle atrophy, body fat, blood sugar levels, and cholesterol, reports Newswise. 
Repairing hearts
Megan Scudellari | Jun 8, 2011
Upon activation, a novel population of resident cardiac cells forms new muscle after damage.