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Captivated by Chromosomes
Anna Azvolinsky | Dec 1, 2017
Peering through a microscope since age 14, Joseph Gall, now 89, still sees wonder at the other end.
Observing Cancer Cell Division with Artificial Capillaries
Catherine Offord | Jun 27, 2016
Human cancer cells constrained to capillary-like microtubes divide unevenly, scientists show.
A Cellar’s Cellular Treasure, 1992
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Dec 1, 2014
A spring cleaning led to the rediscovery of Theodor Boveri’s microscope slides, presumed lost during World War II.
Sophie Dumont: Forces at Play
Kerry Grens | May 1, 2014
Assistant Professor, Department of Cell & Tissue Biology, University of California, San Francisco. Age: 38
Anna Azvolinsky | May 1, 2014
Clathrin-mediated endocytosis shuts down during mitosis in eukaryotic cells because all of the required actin is hoarded by the cytoskeleton.
A New Model of Yeast Aging
Hannah Waters | Nov 23, 2011
New findings challenge long-held views about the mechanism yeast cells use to live forever.
Old Cells Advance Aging
Tia Ghose | Nov 2, 2011
By selectively killing senescent cells, researchers can slow the decline of health in aging mice.
Top 7 in Cancer Biology
Tia Ghose | Oct 3, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in cancer biology and related areas, from Faculty of 1000