evolution, microbiology, disease & medicine, culture
Building 3-D Microbial Communities
Building 3-D Microbial Communities
Jef Akst | Oct 7, 2013
Researchers apply a 3-D printing technique to structure populations of bacteria in a three-dimensional environment.
Book Excerpt from <em>Evolution and Medicine</em>
Book Excerpt from Evolution and Medicine
Robert Perlman | Oct 1, 2013
In Chapter 11, “Man-made diseases,” author Robert Perlman describes how socioeconomic health disparities arise in hierarchical societies.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Oct 1, 2013
Perv, Behind the Shock Machine, The Gaia Hypothesis, and Life at the Speed of Light
Bonding in the Lab
Bonding in the Lab
Kate Yandell | Oct 1, 2013
How to make your lab less like a factory and more like a family
Yoav Gilad: Gene Regulator
Yoav Gilad: Gene Regulator
Chris Palmer | Oct 1, 2013
Professor, Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago. Age: 38
Trouble in the Heartland
Trouble in the Heartland
Jef Akst | Oct 1, 2013
A new tick-borne disease has emerged in the US Midwest—and the culprit is not a bacterium. 
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2013
October 2013's selection of notable quotes
Contributors
Contributors
Kate Yandell | Oct 1, 2013
Meet some of the people featured in the October 2013 issue of The Scientist.
Week in Review: September 23–27
Week in Review: September 23–27
Tracy Vence | Sep 27, 2013
Antibiotic cycling makes a comeback in the lab; how life scientists can learn from astronauts; napping to conquer fears; deconstructing the cancer R&D crisis
Giving Antibiotic Cycling Another Shot
Giving Antibiotic Cycling Another Shot
Tracy Vence | Sep 25, 2013
Switching up the drugs used to treat bacterial infections could help clinicians battle both illness and resistance at the same time.