history, developmental biology
The Rebirth of DIYbio
The Rebirth of DIYbio
Jef Akst | Mar 1, 2013
Do-it-yourself science is likely as old as science itself, driven by an inherent curiosity about the world around us.
A Sea Dragon Revealed, 1823
A Sea Dragon Revealed, 1823
Dan Cossins | Mar 1, 2013
A sharp-eyed fossil prospector and self-taught paleontologist, Mary Anning discovered several extraordinary Mesozoic marine reptiles.
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).
Slices of Life, circa 1872
Slices of Life, circa 1872
Dan Cossins | Jan 1, 2013
A master of topographical anatomy, Christian Wilhelm Braune produced accurate colored lithographs from cross sections of the human body.
Ancient Pharaoh Was Murdered
Ancient Pharaoh Was Murdered
Jef Akst | Dec 18, 2012
DNA samples and CT scans reveal that Ramesses III likely had his throat slashed by his son and other conspirators.
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.