influenza, cell & molecular biology
Cone Cell Correctors
Cone Cell Correctors
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Oct 1, 2014
In mice, adult cone cell outer segments and their visual functions deteriorate if two microRNAs are not present.
Nuclear Cartography
Nuclear Cartography
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Oct 1, 2014
Techniques for mapping chromosome conformation
Thomson Reuters Predicts Nobelists
Thomson Reuters Predicts Nobelists
Bob Grant | Sep 25, 2014
Using citation statistics, the firm forecasts which researchers are likely to take home science’s top honors this year.
Heritable Histones
Heritable Histones
Ruth Williams | Sep 18, 2014
Scientists show how roundworm daughter cells remember the histone modification patterns of their parents.
Giant DNA Origami
Giant DNA Origami
Jef Akst | Sep 18, 2014
Researchers create the largest 3-D DNA structures to date, many times bigger than previously constructed origami shapes.
Anatomy of a Virus
Anatomy of a Virus
Molly Sharlach | Sep 16, 2014
A mass spectrometry-based analysis of influenza virions provides a detailed view of their composition.
Entry Requirements
Entry Requirements
Nicholette Zeliadt | Sep 1, 2014
Recent developments in cell transfection and molecular delivery technologies
Crossing Boundaries
Crossing Boundaries
Anna Azvolinsky | Sep 1, 2014
A groundbreaker in the study of Listeria monocytogenes, Pascale Cossart continues to build her research tool kit to understand how to fight such intracellular human pathogens.
How Hummingbirds Taste Nectar
How Hummingbirds Taste Nectar
Ruth Williams | Aug 21, 2014
Hummingbirds perceive sweetness through a receptor with which other vertebrates taste savory foods. 
Contributors
Contributors
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Aug 1, 2014
Meet some of the people featured in the August 2014 issue of The Scientist.