ebola, culture, cell & molecular biology
Bespoke Cell Jackets
Bespoke Cell Jackets
Ruth Williams | Dec 1, 2014
Scientists make hydrogel coats for individual cells that can be tailored to specific research questions.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Dec 1, 2014
Your Atomic Self, Eureka!, A Talent for Friendship, and Undeniable
Ebola Update
Ebola Update
Molly Sharlach | Nov 26, 2014
Infection rates in Liberia decline; aid organizations struggle to procure gear; Merck enters the vaccine race; more
New Piece of a Mysterious Channel
New Piece of a Mysterious Channel
Kerry Grens | Nov 25, 2014
Researchers have nailed down yet another component of the mechanotransduction complex responsible for relaying signals from hair cells in the ear.
Culturing Drug-Resistant Tumors
Culturing Drug-Resistant Tumors
Kerry Grens | Nov 17, 2014
Improved methods to grow patients’ tumor cells in a dish offer opportunities to find durable therapies.
Week in Review: November 10–14
Week in Review: November 10–14
Jef Akst | Nov 14, 2014
Funding for African science; microbiome studies may have contamination worries; mind-controlled gene expression; DNA record keeper
Ebola Drug Trials to Start in Africa
Ebola Drug Trials to Start in Africa
Bob Grant | Nov 13, 2014
Researchers will test antiviral drugs and transfusions of blood from Ebola survivors in the West African countries hardest hit by the epidemic.
Funding Research in Africa
Funding Research in Africa
Paula Park | Nov 12, 2014
The ongoing Ebola epidemic in West Africa is drawing more money to study the virus, but what about funding for African science in general?
Mapping the Human Proteome
Mapping the Human Proteome
Jef Akst | Nov 10, 2014
A comprehensive map of human proteins throughout the body identifies the testes as home to the most unique blend of gene products.
Maps for Disease
Maps for Disease
Jef Akst | Nov 10, 2014
A collaboration between Doctors Without Borders, the Red Cross, and other organizations aims to map developing cities across the globe to improve disease response efforts.