Infographic: Paraspeckle Form and Function
Infographic: Paraspeckle Form and Function
What do scientists know about this membraneless nuclear body discovered less than two decades ago?
Infographic: Paraspeckle Form and Function
Infographic: Paraspeckle Form and Function

What do scientists know about this membraneless nuclear body discovered less than two decades ago?

What do scientists know about this membraneless nuclear body discovered less than two decades ago?

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What Paraspeckles Can Teach Us About Basic Cell Biology
What Paraspeckles Can Teach Us About Basic Cell Biology
Archa Fox | Dec 1, 2019
Discovering a new type of subnuclear body taught me how pursuing the unexpected can lead to new insights—in this case, about long noncoding RNAs and liquid-liquid phase separation in cells.
Image Of The Day: Predatory Protists
Image Of The Day: Predatory Protists
Nicoletta Lanese | Jul 19, 2019
The protist Rhodelphis limneticus bears little resemblance to its close genetic relative, red algae.
Book Excerpt from <em>Gene Machine</em>
Book Excerpt from Gene Machine
Venki Ramakrishnan | Dec 5, 2018
In Chapter 13, “The Final Assault,” author Venki Ramakrishnan relays the moment when he and collaborators finally solved the structure of a ribosomal subunit.
Amazonian Reef
Amazonian Reef
The Scientist Staff | Jun 30, 2016
See footage from the expedition that discovered a coral reef hiding beneath the massive muddy plume at the mouth of the Amazon River.
Teenager Unearths Dino Fossil
Teenager Unearths Dino Fossil
Bob Grant | Oct 23, 2013
A high-school student makes an unprecedented duck-billed dinosaur find in Utah.
Microbial Metallurgy
Microbial Metallurgy
Bob Grant | Feb 5, 2013
Meet the bacterium that pulls gold ions out of solution and forms tiny nuggets of the precious metal.
Book Excerpt from A#@holes
Book Excerpt from A#@holes
Aaron James | Feb 4, 2013
In Chapter 1, “A Theory,” author Aaron James constructs a working definition for the type of person that earns the ignominious moniker.
The A@#hole Scientist
The A@#hole Scientist
Aaron James | Feb 1, 2013
Can a vexing sense of entitlement actually aid in the pursuit of knowledge?