Headshot of Richard Ernst, circa 1990.
Nobel Laureate Richard Ernst Dies at 87
The chemist refined nuclear magnetic resonance technology, giving rise to the development of MRI.
Nobel Laureate Richard Ernst Dies at 87
Nobel Laureate Richard Ernst Dies at 87

The chemist refined nuclear magnetic resonance technology, giving rise to the development of MRI.

The chemist refined nuclear magnetic resonance technology, giving rise to the development of MRI.

NMR

How to Track Metabolites in Tissues Using NMR
Katherine Bourzac | Aug 1, 2018
Whether it’s aligning software or prepping samples, researchers share their tips for studying the metabolome with this underused approach.
Qatar Blockade Evinces Vulnerability of Helium Supply
Diana Kwon | Jul 9, 2017
Scientific users had braced for another helium shortage, but many have turned to new technologies to reduce their needs.
Form Determines Function: Insights from Structural Biology
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jul 23, 2021
Researchers use diverse tools to analyze protein structures.
Influential Organic Chemist Dies
Bob Grant | Nov 7, 2016
John Roberts, the MIT and Caltech researcher who pioneered nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy as a tool to elucidate molecular structure, has passed away.
The Sooner, The Better
Nicholette Zeliadt | Jul 1, 2014
New approaches to diagnosing bacterial infections may one day allow the identification of pathogens and their antibiotic susceptibility in a matter of hours or minutes.
Measuring Metabolites to Prevent, Diagnose, and Treat Cancer
Niki Spahich, PhD | Jun 11, 2021
Metabolomics research highlights molecules important for cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
RNA Puts Proteins in a Headlock
Kerry Grens | May 20, 2014
A noncoding RNA initiates translation by grabbing hold of repressor proteins and restricting their functions.
Peter Cornish: Ribosome Cowboy
Kate Yandell | Jul 1, 2013
Assistant Professor, Biochemistry, University of Missouri. Age: 35
Piece by Piece
Sarah Webb | Jun 1, 2013
A guide to fragment-based drug discovery