energy metabolism
A Newly Identified Photoenzyme Helps Algae Pump Out Fuel
A Newly Identified Photoenzyme Helps Algae Pump Out Fuel
Katarina Zimmer | Feb 1, 2018
The finding could lead to a new way of producing “green” alternatives to fossil fuels.
Top 10 Innovations 2015
Top 10 Innovations 2015
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2015
The newest life-science products making waves in labs and clinics
A Weighty Anomaly
A Weighty Anomaly
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Nov 1, 2015
Why do some obese people actually experience health benefits?
Nourishing the Aging Brain
Nourishing the Aging Brain
Morten Scheibye-Knudsen | Mar 1, 2015
Research reveals how the brain changes as we age and hints at ways to slow the decline.
Stubbornly Persistent
Stubbornly Persistent
Mary Beth Aberlin | Feb 1, 2015
Microorganisms continually challenge our assumptions of what life can achieve.
The Energy of Life
The Energy of Life
Jeffrey Marlow and Jan Amend | Feb 1, 2015
Extremophiles should not be viewed through an anthropocentric lens; what’s extreme for us may be a perfectly comfortable environment for a microbe.
Contributors
Contributors
Molly Sharlach and Jenny Rood | Feb 1, 2015
Meet some of the people featured in the February 2015 issue of The Scientist.
Cadherin Connection
Cadherin Connection
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Dec 1, 2014
A multitasking plasma membrane protein coordinates cell division and energy metabolism in healthy—and perhaps also cancerous—Drosophila cells.
Muscle to Mind
Muscle to Mind
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 25, 2014
Exercise-induced muscle metabolites protect the brain from stress-induced depression in a mouse model. 
The Energizer
The Energizer
Megan Scudellari | May 1, 2014
György Hajnóczky uncovers the chemical and physical strategies by which mitochondria communicate and function within a cell.