PCR, cell & molecular biology
Opinion: Of Mice and Men
Opinion: Of Mice and Men
K. John Morrow Jr. | Dec 3, 2013
Researchers scramble to put mouse cancer models on solid footing.
Organelle Architecture
Organelle Architecture
Mary Beth Aberlin | Dec 1, 2013
There’s beauty in a cell’s marriage of structure and function.
Contributors
Contributors
Abby Olena | Dec 1, 2013
Meet some of the people featured in the December 2013 issue of The Scientist.
Intracellular Spirals
Intracellular Spirals
Kate Yandell | Dec 1, 2013
Membrane twists connect stacked endoplasmic reticulum sheets.
Proto-Organelles for Synthetic Cells
Proto-Organelles for Synthetic Cells
Ruth Williams | Dec 1, 2013
Researchers construct lipid-encapsulated compartments within synthetic cells.
PCR: Past, Present, & Future
PCR: Past, Present, & Future
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Dec 1, 2013
Highlights from a webinar held by The Scientist to celebrate 30 years of PCR: the technique's invention, quantitative real-time PCR, and digital PCR
Top 10 Innovations 2013
Top 10 Innovations 2013
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2013
The Scientist’s annual competition uncovered a bonanza of interesting technologies that made their way onto the market and into labs this year.
One Man's Trash...
One Man's Trash...
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2013
Scientists who dared to waste their time looking at the midbody, a remnant of cell division, have catapulted the organelle to new prominence.
Taking Shape
Taking Shape
Wallace F. Marshall | Dec 1, 2013
The causes of a cell’s three-dimensional structure remain a fundamental mystery of cell biology.
Week in Review: November 18–22
Week in Review: November 18–22
Tracy Vence | Nov 22, 2013
Chilly mice develop more tumors; gut bacteria aid cancer treatment; two Y chromosome genes sufficient for assisted reproduction; HIV’s “invisibility cloak”