journalism, culture, cell & molecular biology
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2013
September 2013's selection of notable quotes
A New Way of Seeing
A New Way of Seeing
M. Joan Dawson | Sep 1, 2013
Inspiration and controversy attended the birth of magnetic resonance imaging, a diagnostic technology that changed the course of human medicine.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2013
Rocket Girl, The Cancer Chronicles, Abominable Science!, and The Sports Gene
Out of Sync
Out of Sync
Kerry Grens | Sep 1, 2013
Why eating at the wrong times is tied to such profound and negative effects on our bodies
Book Excerpt from <em>Paul Lauterbur and the Invention of MRI</em>
Book Excerpt from Paul Lauterbur and the Invention of MRI
M. Joan Dawson | Sep 1, 2013
In Chapter 6, “The first fruitful weeks,” author M. Joan Dawson describes her late husband’s first steps in the invention of a revolutionary imaging technology.
Mind the Clock
Mind the Clock
Kerry Grens | Sep 1, 2013
Many of the body's tissues can tell time, and these peripheral clocks can be influenced by environmental cues, such as the timing of food consumption.
Eat Less and Live Longer?
Eat Less and Live Longer?
Debamita Chatterjee | Aug 13, 2013
Mice on a low-calorie diet harbor a distinct population of gut microorganisms that helps prolong life.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Aug 1, 2013
August 2013's selection of notable quotes
Smoke Detectors
Smoke Detectors
Kate Yandell | Aug 1, 2013
Ancient receptors in seeds bind a small molecule in smoke that promotes germination.
Remaking Nature
Remaking Nature
Kent H. Redford | Aug 1, 2013
Synthetic biologists need to work together with conservationists to understand the environmental consequences of this new technology.