induced pluripotent stem cell, neuroscience, culture, immunology
Three Share 2011 Medicine Nobel
Rachel Nuwer | Oct 3, 2011
The Nobel Assembly reveals three winners of this year's prize in Physiology of Medicine.
Neuroscience
Edyta Zeilinska | Oct 1, 2011
Read about beginnings of neuroscience through the eyes of Nobel Prize winner Eric Kandel, and how researchers today envision the future of the field.
Going Viral
Going Viral
William McEwan | Oct 1, 2011
The promise of viruses as biotech tools will help molecular biology fulfill its true potential.
Book Excerpt from Future Science: Essays From the Cutting Edge
William McEwan | Oct 1, 2011
In an essay entitled "Molecular Cut and Paste: The New Generation of Biological Tools," virologist William McEwan envisions a future where viruses are reprogrammed to become the workhorses of science and medicine.
The Human Genome Project, Then and Now
Walter F. Bodmer | Oct 1, 2011
An early advocate of the sequencing of the human genome reflects on his own predictions from 1986.
A Not-So-Short Circuit?
Edyta Zielinska | Oct 1, 2011
As neuroscientists look to the future of their field, they are beginning to delve into more complex factors that define our emotions and intentions.
Opinion: Research and Debt Reduction
Mary Woolley | Oct 1, 2011
Investing more federal dollars in life science research may save the US economy.
. . . And Many Happy Returns
Mary Beth Aberlin | Oct 1, 2011
To the great scientific leaps witnessed during our first 25 years, and the game changers yet to come.
Speaking of Science
N/A | Oct 1, 2011
A selection of quotes from past issues of The Scientist.
A Quarter Century of Fueling Science
Bob Grant | Oct 1, 2011
History repeats itself, and so do trends in research funding.