A Bright Scientific Future
A Bright Scientific Future
We may not have personal jetpacks yet, but the past decade has been marked by life-science revolutions, and the coming years have even more biological breakthroughs in store.
A Bright Scientific Future
A Bright Scientific Future

We may not have personal jetpacks yet, but the past decade has been marked by life-science revolutions, and the coming years have even more biological breakthroughs in store.

We may not have personal jetpacks yet, but the past decade has been marked by life-science revolutions, and the coming years have even more biological breakthroughs in store.

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What A Long, Strange Decade It’s Been
What A Long, Strange Decade It’s Been
Bob Grant | Dec 20, 2019
For the past 10 years, life science has moved us closer to a complete understanding of what makes us human—our similarities, our differences, and our shared history.
Innovation Farming
Innovation Farming
Bob Grant | Dec 1, 2019
Nurturing ideas to fruition, like growing plants, is a complex process that relies on a suitable substrate and favorable growth conditions.
Extended Until August 19: Enter Our Top 10 Innovations Contest Today
Extended Until August 19: Enter Our Top 10 Innovations Contest Today
The Scientist Staff | Aug 12, 2019
Submit your new product by the end of the day Monday to have a chance at being selected for a coveted spot in The Scientist's 2019 competition.
Our Top 10 Innovations Competition Is Accepting Submissions
Our Top 10 Innovations Competition Is Accepting Submissions
The Scientist Staff | Apr 29, 2019
Enter your new product to have a chance at being selected for a coveted spot in The Scientist’s 2019 contest.
Infographic: Functional Characterization of Microproteins
Infographic: Functional Characterization of Microproteins
Annie Rathore | Apr 1, 2019
Analyzing protein-protein interactions can shed light on what tiny proteins do in the cell.
Innovation en Masse
Innovation en Masse
The Scientist Staff | Mar 1, 2019
Biotech entrepreneur and Reading Frames author Safi Bahcall speaks about the emergent nature of invention.
Book Excerpt from <em>Gene Machine</em>
Book Excerpt from Gene Machine
Venki Ramakrishnan | Dec 5, 2018
In Chapter 13, “The Final Assault,” author Venki Ramakrishnan relays the moment when he and collaborators finally solved the structure of a ribosomal subunit.
Hindsight
Hindsight
Bob Grant | Dec 1, 2018
Looking back at a year filled with discoveries and challenges.
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2018
Take a break from the bench to puzzle and peruse.