A Personal Crusade
A Personal Crusade
Meet Stanford University’s Ronald W. Davis, who pivoted his research to study myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome after doctors diagnosed his son with the disorder.
A Personal Crusade
A Personal Crusade

Meet Stanford University’s Ronald W. Davis, who pivoted his research to study myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome after doctors diagnosed his son with the disorder.

Meet Stanford University’s Ronald W. Davis, who pivoted his research to study myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome after doctors diagnosed his son with the disorder.

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Pregnant COVID-19 Patients
Pregnant COVID-19 Patients
The Scientist Staff | Jan 11, 2021
See a news report on a study of expectant mothers with SARS-CoV-2 infections.
Are You Smarter Than Your Dog?
Are You Smarter Than Your Dog?
The Scientist Staff | Jan 11, 2021
Check out the optical illusion that researchers put before canines, finding that fido and master have opposite reactions.
Watch a Plastid Squirm from One Plant Cell to Another
Watch a Plastid Squirm from One Plant Cell to Another
The Scientist Staff | Jan 8, 2021
Entire organelles bearing DNA move between strains of tobacco that were grafted to one another.
Infographic: Light Triggers Photocage Opening, Apoptosis Inhibition
Infographic: Light Triggers Photocage Opening, Apoptosis Inhibition
Jef Akst | Jan 1, 2021
Researchers develop a caspase inhibitor that only works after being irradiated with UV light, giving them control over apoptosis in human cells.
Light-Activated Molecules Stop Apoptosis at the Flip of a Switch
Light-Activated Molecules Stop Apoptosis at the Flip of a Switch
Jef Akst | Jan 1, 2021
A new inhibitor gives researchers the ability to control programmed cell death in cultured human T cells.
Rocket Pharma
Rocket Pharma
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2020
Take a peek inside one Israeli company’s push to send pharmaceutical research into space.
What’s in a Dream
What’s in a Dream
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2020
See Reading Frames coauthor Robert Stickgold discuss the relationship between sleeping, dreaming, and memory.
Discovery Against All Odds
Discovery Against All Odds
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2020
Watch Nobel Laureate Rita Levi-Montalcini tell the story of how she continued her transformative cell biology research as World War II raged.
Infographic: A Cellular Defense Against Ebola Virus
Infographic: A Cellular Defense Against Ebola Virus
Rachael Moeller Gorman | Dec 1, 2020
A recent study sheds light on a previously unknown mechanism for fending off the pathogen, and potentially other viruses as well.