Image of the Day: Liquid Compartments
Image of the Day: Liquid Compartments
Membraneless organelles appear highly sensitive to ion concentrations in their environment.
Image of the Day: Liquid Compartments
Image of the Day: Liquid Compartments

Membraneless organelles appear highly sensitive to ion concentrations in their environment.

Membraneless organelles appear highly sensitive to ion concentrations in their environment.

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Cancer Vaccines: Raising a T Cell Army
Cancer Vaccines: Raising a T Cell Army
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Apr 1, 2021
Vaccines against various forms of cancer prime the immune system to attack.
Image of the Day: Ocean Wonder
Image of the Day: Ocean Wonder
Sukanya Charuchandra | Sep 4, 2018
Molecules similar to those produced by sea anemones are neuroprotective in a mouse cell model of Alzheimer’s disease.
Nobel Prize–Winning Biologist Dies
Nobel Prize–Winning Biologist Dies
Catherine Offord | Feb 19, 2018
Günter Blobel, known for his work on the signal hypothesis of protein targeting, has died from cancer at age 81.
Molecule Similar to Peptides Detected in Protostars
Molecule Similar to Peptides Detected in Protostars
Kerry Grens | Jun 9, 2017
The dust surrounding emerging, Sun-like stars contains methyl isocyanate, an organic molecule.
Amyloid Designed to Inactivate Cancer-Related Protein
Amyloid Designed to Inactivate Cancer-Related Protein
Kerry Grens | Nov 13, 2016
Researchers build a peptide that causes a receptor to form toxic, amyloid-like clumps in cells.
How to Track Translation in Living Cells
How to Track Translation in Living Cells
Ruth Williams | Oct 1, 2016
Four independent research groups develop techniques for visualizing peptide production in living cells.
Scientists Catch Translation in the Act
Scientists Catch Translation in the Act
Ruth Williams | Sep 30, 2016
Newly developed techniques from four different groups rely on the same basic steps to track translation in live cells.
Tools for Drools
Tools for Drools
Kelly Rae Chi | Jul 1, 2015
A general guide to collecting and processing saliva
A Multi-Cancer Diagnostic?
A Multi-Cancer Diagnostic?
Kate Yandell | Jul 14, 2014
Researchers report an ability to detect several types of cancer in blood samples based on signatures of immune response, but some are skeptical about the utility of such a test.
Centipede Venom Tops Morphine
Centipede Venom Tops Morphine
Kerry Grens | Oct 1, 2013
The substance targets the same ion channel that's mutated in people who don't feel pain.
Celebrated Neuroscientist Dies
Celebrated Neuroscientist Dies
Kate Yandell | Sep 23, 2013
Candace Pert, who helped discover opioid receptors, has passed away at age 67.
Soybean Peptides Slow Some Cancer Cells
Soybean Peptides Slow Some Cancer Cells
Dan Cossins | Mar 25, 2013
Researchers show that peptides isolated from certain types of soybean inhibit the growth of human colon, liver, and lung cancer cells.