induced pluripotent stem cell, cell & molecular biology, ecology
Year in Review: Hot Topics
Year in Review: Hot Topics
Jef Akst | Dec 21, 2015
In 2015, The Scientist dove deep into the latest research on aging, HIV, hearing, and obesity.
Owl Be Darned
Owl Be Darned
The Scientist Staff | Dec 4, 2015
Researchers studying city-dwelling birds are learning about which animals are more suited to urban life.
Gia Voeltz: Cellular Cartographer
Gia Voeltz: Cellular Cartographer
Karen Zusi | Dec 1, 2015
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder. Age: 43
Carry-On Luggage
Carry-On Luggage
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2015
Without a vacuole, cell-cycle progression stalls out in yeast cells.
Urban Owl-Fitters
Urban Owl-Fitters
Jef Akst | Dec 1, 2015
How birds with an innate propensity for living among humans are establishing populations in cities
A Rainforest Chorus
A Rainforest Chorus
Karen Zusi | Dec 1, 2015
Researchers measure the health of Papua New Guinea’s forests by analyzing the ecological soundscape.
Getting Back in Shape
Getting Back in Shape
Karen Zusi | Dec 1, 2015
Contrary to years of research suggesting otherwise, most aggregated proteins regain their shape and functionality following heat shock.
Modern Rehab
Modern Rehab
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2015
See the soldier whose recovery from a debilitating muscle injury was greatly aided by a cellular therapy plus physical therapy.
Jungle Field Trip
Jungle Field Trip
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2015
Travel to remote rain forests in Papua New Guinea with researchers from The Nature Conservancy who are working with native people to characterize ecosystems there using sound.
Cellular Rehab
Cellular Rehab
Elie Dolgin | Dec 1, 2015
Physical therapy and exercise are critical to the success of cell therapies approaching the clinic.