nanotechnology, developmental biology
Eye of Newt
Richard P. Grant | Dec 1, 2011
Researchers find that newts are capable of regenerating body parts well into old age.
Frank Bradke: Privy to Axon Growth
Jef Akst | Dec 1, 2011
Full Professor and Senior Research Group Leader, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases. Age: 42
Flow Cytometry for the Masses
Richard P. Grant | Dec 1, 2011
Tagging antibodies with rare earth metals instead of fluorescent molecules turns a veteran technique into a high-throughput powerhouse.
Nanomagnets Clean Blood?
Edyta Zielinska | Nov 30, 2011
A magnetic nanoparticle is being designed to help draw toxins out of the bloodstream.
Behavior Brief
Jef Akst | Oct 17, 2011
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Nanomedicine
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2011
At the nanoscale old materials acquire new properties that International Institute for Nanotechnology Director Chad Mirkin thinks will change the way medicine is practiced.
A Small Revolution
Erica Westly | Oct 1, 2011
In fewer than 15 years, nanomedicine has gone from fantasy to reality.
Swallowing the Surgeon
Swallowing the Surgeon
Erica Westly | Oct 1, 2011
In fewer than 15 years, nanomedicine has gone from fantasy to reality.
Opinion: Miniaturizing Medicine
Chad Mirkin | Oct 1, 2011
Nanotechnology will offer doctors new ways to diagnose and treat patients, boosting efficiency and slashing costs.
Book Excerpt from Future Science: Essays From the Cutting Edge
Darlene Francis and Daniela Kaufer | Oct 1, 2011
In an essay entitled "Nurture, Nature, and the Stress That is Life," neurobiologists Darlene Francis and Daniela Kaufer envision a future where science moves past the nature vs. nurture debate in considering differences in human behavioral responses to stress.