germ cells, developmental biology
All In Proportion
All In Proportion
Savraj S. Grewal | Mar 2, 2013
Drosophila insulin-like peptides (dILPs) regulate part of the signaling pathway that helps keep organs growing in proportion during development.
Contributors
Contributors
Beth Marie Mole | Mar 1, 2013
Meet some of the people featured in the March 2013 issue of The Scientist.
Instant Messaging
Instant Messaging
Savraj S. Grewal | Mar 1, 2013
During development, communication between organs determines their relative final size.
Go Forth, Cells
Go Forth, Cells
Dan Cossins | Feb 1, 2013
Watch the cell transplant experiments in zebrafish that suggest certain embryonic cells rely on intrinsic directional cues for collective migration.
Fellow Travelers
Fellow Travelers
Dan Cossins | Feb 1, 2013
Collective cell migration relies on a directional signal that comes from the moving cluster, rather than from external cues.
Image of the Day
Image of the Day
The Scientist Staff | Jan 4, 2013
The skeleton of this 13-day-old chick embryo has been stained to highlight cartilage (blue) and bone (red).
2012 Multimedia Roundup
2012 Multimedia Roundup
The Scientist Staff | Dec 14, 2012
The science images and videos that captured our attention in 2012
Contributors
Contributors
Beth Marie Mole | Nov 1, 2012
Meet some of the people featured in the November 2012 issue of The Scientist.
Coming to Terms
Coming to Terms
Anna Ajduk and Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz | Nov 1, 2012
New noninvasive methods of selecting the most viable embryo could revolutionize in vitro fertilization.
Exit Strategy
Exit Strategy
Hayley Dunning | Nov 1, 2012
Large RNA-protein packets use a novel mechanism to escape the cell nucleus.