Drosophila, neuroscience, culture, microbiology, developmental biology
Speaking of Science
N/A | Jul 1, 2011
July 2011's selection of notable quotes
Book excerpt from Pox: An American History
Michael Willrich | Jul 1, 2011
In Chapter 5, "The Stable and the Laboratory," author Michael Willrich explores the burgeoning vaccine manufacture industry that ramped up to combat smallpox epidemics in turn-of-the-twentieth-century American cities.
Best in Academia, 2011
The Scientist Staff | Jul 1, 2011
Meet some of the finalists of this year's Best Places to Work in Academia survey. 
Optogenetics: A Light Switch for Neurons
Edward S. Boyden | Jul 1, 2011
This animation illustrates optogenetics—a radical new technology for controlling brain activity with light. 
Last Day for Salary Survey
Jef Akst | Jun 26, 2011
Today is your last chance to participate in our 2011 survey of life science salaries.
Speaking of Science
SAMUEL BUTLER | Jun 24, 2011
June 2011's selection of notable quotes
One Bad Apple
Richard P. Grant | Jun 24, 2011
A unique virus and the worm it infects turn up in an orchard outside of Paris.
Darwin Goes Digital
Jessica P. Johnson | Jun 24, 2011
Much of Charles Darwin’s personal library–both his books and what he wrote within them--is now available online.
Sleep on it
Megan Scudellari | Jun 23, 2011
Scientists invent a method to control the timing and duration of sleep in fruit flies and find that snoozing helps form long-term memories.
Top 7 in immunology
Edyta Zielinska | Jun 21, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in immunology and related areas, from Faculty of 1000.