immune rejection, cell & molecular biology, neuroscience
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Annie Gottlieb & Bob Grant | Jan 1, 2013
Life's Ratchet, The Annotated and Illustrated Double Helix, The Fractalist and Hallucinations
Philip Low: Sleep Analyzer
Philip Low: Sleep Analyzer
Kerry Grens | Jan 1, 2013
Founder, Chairman, and CEO, NeuroVigil, Age: 33
Going Boldly Forth
Going Boldly Forth
Karen Hopkin | Jan 1, 2013
Gregory Hannon believes in taking risks—an approach that’s enabled him to make exciting new discoveries in the world of small RNAs.
Neuron Preservers
Neuron Preservers
Kerry Grens | Jan 1, 2013
Unlike epithelial cells, neurons respond to herpes infection through autophagy, rather than by releasing inflammatory factors.
Fast Worms
Fast Worms
Kerry Grens | Jan 1, 2013
A microfluidic device scans individual C. elegans for abnormal traits and sorts wild-type animals from mutants.
Bacterial Sacrifice
Bacterial Sacrifice
Kerry Grens | Jan 1, 2013
Patterns of cell death aid in the formation of beneficial wrinkles during the development of bacterial biofilms.
Sperm Shadows
Sperm Shadows
Ruth Williams | Jan 1, 2013
Tracking the shadows cast by sperm reveals their precise 3-D movements.
Decoding Dreams
Decoding Dreams
Jef Akst | Jan 1, 2013
Researchers learn to predict visual imagery in dreams based on functional MRI scans of brain activity during sleep.
Evolution by Splicing
Evolution by Splicing
Ruth Williams | Dec 20, 2012
Comparing gene transcripts from different species reveals surprising splicing diversity.
Bones Get in Her Eyes
Bones Get in Her Eyes
Dan Cossins | Dec 20, 2012
After undergoing untested cosmetic surgery that uses stem cells to rejuvenate skin, a woman grew bone fragments in the flesh around one of her eyes.