mTOR, cell & molecular biology
Lobster-Pot Science
Richard P. Grant | Jun 13, 2011
Microbiologist Marvin Whiteley chats about teaming up with chemist and bioengineer Jason Shear in order to build tiny houses for bacteria.
Repairing hearts
Megan Scudellari (Video by Richard P. Grant) | Jun 9, 2011
Paul Riley of University College London discusses his new research, published June 8th in Nature.
Apple peels give mice muscle power
Jessica P. Johnson | Jun 9, 2011
A waxy substance, ursolic acid, found in high concentrations in apple peels, can help mice build muscle and reduce muscle atrophy, body fat, blood sugar levels, and cholesterol, reports Newswise. 
Repairing hearts
Megan Scudellari | Jun 8, 2011
Upon activation, a novel population of resident cardiac cells forms new muscle after damage.
DNA-based calculator
Jessica P. Johnson | Jun 7, 2011
The newest DNA computer can calculate square roots.
Top 7 in vaccination
Edyta Zielinska | Jun 6, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in vaccination and related areas, from Faculty of 1000
Drugs target cancer stem cells
Bob Grant | Jun 6, 2011
New compounds are showing promise in targeting subpopulations of cancer stem cells.
XMRV doesn't cause chronic fatigue
Tia Ghose | Jun 5, 2011
Two studies point to contamination of patient samples as the cause of a controversial 2009 finding that linked the mouse virus XMRV with chronic fatigue syndrome.
The essence of stem cells
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 3, 2011
Researchers discover a protein that may allow already-differentiated somatic cells to become stem cells.
Dominique Bergmann: Probing Plant Pores
Jef Akst | Jun 3, 2011
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Stanford University. Age: 41