genetics & genomics, microbiology
Billion dollar babies of the human genome
Jef Akst | May 14, 2011
The Human Genome Project has generated nearly $800 billion in economic output and hundreds of thousands of jobs in genomics and related industries.
Micro Farmers
Cristina Luiggi | May 1, 2011
Columbia University evolutionary ecologist Dustin Rubenstein explains just why it's so interesting and important to find slime molds that engage in a form of agriculture.
Lobster-Pot Science
Richard P. Grant | May 1, 2011
Building tiny houses to study how bacteria behave in natural environments
Wrestling with Recurrent Infections
Wrestling with Recurrent Infections
Gayatri Vedantam and Glenn S. Tillotson | May 1, 2011
Clostridium difficile is evolving more robust toxicity, repeatedly attacking its victims, and driving the search for alternative therapies to fight the infection.
Micro Farmers
Cristina Luiggi | May 1, 2011
Dustin Rubenstein discusses how the discovery of amoebas that farm their own food links the development of agriculture with the evolution of social behavior.
Viral Hijackers
Hannah Waters | Apr 1, 2011
Editor's choice in immunology
Truly Phenome-nal
Hannah Waters | Apr 1, 2011
Editor's choice in microbiology
Top 7 From F1000
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2011
A snapshot of the highest-ranked articles from a 30-day period on Faculty of 1000
Epigenetic Changes in Cancer
Manel Esteller | Mar 1, 2011
The study of how covalent marks on DNA and histones are involved in the origin and spread of cancer cells is also leading to new therapeutic strategies.
Come Inside
Richard P. Grant | Mar 1, 2011
Editor's choice in immunology