oocyte, developmental biology, culture
Contributors
Contributors
Beth Marie Mole | Mar 1, 2013
Meet some of the people featured in the March 2013 issue of The Scientist.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Mar 1, 2013
March 2013's selection of notable quotes
CSI: Ancient Alexandria
CSI: Ancient Alexandria
Pat Brown | Mar 1, 2013
A reexamination of the facts surrounding the death of Cleopatra VII reveals that the Egyptian queen was murdered—and not by an asp.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Annie Gottlieb | Mar 1, 2013
The Undead, Frankenstein's Cat, The Universe Within, and Physics in Mind
Book Excerpt from The Murder of Cleopatra
Book Excerpt from The Murder of Cleopatra
Pat Brown | Mar 1, 2013
In Chapter 1, “The Coldest Case,” author and criminal profiler Pat Brown sets the scene for her quest to prove that the Egyptian queen did not commit suicide.
Instant Messaging
Instant Messaging
Savraj S. Grewal | Mar 1, 2013
During development, communication between organs determines their relative final size.
Science on Celluloid
Science on Celluloid
Andrew P. Han | Feb 28, 2013
Scientist? Filmmaker? Alexis Gambis welcomes both labels.
Through the Eyes of a Giant
Through the Eyes of a Giant
Mary Beth Aberlin | Feb 15, 2013
A new play explores the mind of the father of modern physics through his interactions—factual and imagined—with a curmudgeonly colleague.
Why Women’s Eggs Don’t Last
Why Women’s Eggs Don’t Last
Kate Yandell | Feb 13, 2013
As reproductive tissues age, DNA repair mechanisms become less efficient, causing genomic damage to accumulate.
Open-Review Journal Launched
Open-Review Journal Launched
Edyta Zielinska | Feb 13, 2013
A new journal that publishes peer review comments alongside its manuscripts goes live.