genome, disease & medicine, cell & molecular biology
Top 7 in vaccination
Edyta Zielinska | Jun 6, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in vaccination and related areas, from Faculty of 1000
Drugs target cancer stem cells
Bob Grant | Jun 6, 2011
New compounds are showing promise in targeting subpopulations of cancer stem cells.
XMRV doesn't cause chronic fatigue
Tia Ghose | Jun 5, 2011
Two studies point to contamination of patient samples as the cause of a controversial 2009 finding that linked the mouse virus XMRV with chronic fatigue syndrome.
The essence of stem cells
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 3, 2011
Researchers discover a protein that may allow already-differentiated somatic cells to become stem cells.
Dominique Bergmann: Probing Plant Pores
Jef Akst | Jun 3, 2011
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Stanford University. Age: 41
What lab mice are made of
Megan Scudellari | Jun 3, 2011
The most detailed genetic maps to date of classical lab mouse strains reveal limited genetic diversity and overwhelmingly originate from a single species of domestic mouse, the researchers report.
Recognizing the Human Potential
Gene M. Shearer and Adriano Boasso | Jun 1, 2011
It may be time to reconsider an AIDS vaccine which is more human than viral, triggering the immune system in a way that no other vaccine does.
An Insoluble Problem?
Robert Michael Stroud | May 26, 2011
The challenges of crystallizing membrane proteins—and how they’re being overcome.
Making the Gradient
Karen Hopkin | May 26, 2011
Ron Kaback didn’t believe that electrochemical gradients could power the transport of sugars and amino acids across cell membranes—until he proved that they do.
Andrew Carter: Dynein Trailblazer
Hannah Waters | May 26, 2011
Group Leader, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Medical Research Council. Age: 36