FDA, ecology, developmental biology
Behavior Brief
Rachel Nuwer | Sep 21, 2011
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
New Drug Toxicity Chip
Jef Akst | Sep 19, 2011
The NIH, FDA, and DARPA are teaming up to develop a chip to test drug toxicities as one of the first projects of the NIH's new translational research center.
FDA to Revamp Rare Disease Efforts
FDA to Revamp Rare Disease Efforts
Bob Grant | Sep 12, 2011
The US government agency vows to improve the way it facilitates the development and approval of drugs for orphan diseases.
Top 7 in Ecology
Bob Grant | Sep 8, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in ecology, from Faculty of 1000
Opinion: The Invasive Ideology
Matthew K. Chew and Scott P. Carroll | Sep 7, 2011
Biologists and conservationists are too eager to demonize non-native species.
Amoebae Get Organized
Richard P. Grant | Sep 1, 2011
Editor’s Choice in Developmental Biology
Velcro Helps Muscles Grow
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 31, 2011
Stretching muscle cells as they grow helps promote the expression of growth factors.
Bird Braves Irene
Bob Grant | Aug 29, 2011
A shorebird flies into the teeth of the massive hurricane that hit the US East Coast…and lives to tell about it.
Bug Fest 2011
Bug Fest 2011
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 25, 2011
Earlier this month (August 13-14) thousands of children and bug-loving adults descended on the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, where all manner of insect—dead, alive, and deep fried—were on display to be looked at, touched and, yes...eaten.
Beetle Mania
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 25, 2011
Philadelphia's Academy of Natural Sciences was crawling with bugs, and The Scientist went down to join in the fun.