prey, ecology, immunology, evolution
Family Affair
Megan Scudellari | Apr 1, 2011
In discovering their shared ancestry, a distantly related animal geneticist and plant pathologist find a common thread in their work on immune receptors.
Harvesting Ideas
Karen Hopkin | Apr 1, 2011
Joy Ward is reaping the rewards of her studies on how plants handle global climate change—gathering academic accolades and presidential embraces along the way.
Where Cancer and Inflammation Intersect
Where Cancer and Inflammation Intersect
Giorgio Trinchieri | Apr 1, 2011
Recent clinical trials have reignited the interest in simple anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin for controlling the inflammation associated with cancer. 
An Aspirin for your Cancer?
Giorgio Trinchieri | Apr 1, 2011
Can tumors—which can originate from, and often resemble, chronically inflamed tissue—be curtailed using familiar anti-inflammatory agents, without their side effects?
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Apr 1, 2011
The Great Sperm Whale, Noble Cows & Hybrid Zebras, Radioactive, Science-Mart
Top 7 From F1000
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2011
A snapshot of the highest-ranked articles from a 30-day period on Faculty of 1000
Kelly Benoit-Bird: Sounding the Deep
Carrie Arnold | Apr 1, 2011
Associate professor, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University. Age: 34
Come Inside
Richard P. Grant | Mar 1, 2011
Editor's choice in immunology
Epigenetics and Society
Andrew D. Ellington | Mar 1, 2011
Did Erasmus Darwin foreshadow the tweaking of his grandson’s paradigm?
Epigeneticsā€”A Primer
Stefan Kubicek | Mar 1, 2011
There are many ways that epigenetic effects regulate the activation or repression of genes. Here are a few molecular tricks cells use to read off the right genetic program.