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The Importance of Plant Science
The Importance of Plant Science
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2016
Meet February profilee Natasha Raikel and hear her explain why studying plant genetics is crucial.
Inner Ear Cartography
Inner Ear Cartography
Ruth Williams | Sep 1, 2015
Scientists map the position of cells within the organ of Corti.
Dr. Hearing
Dr. Hearing
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2015
James Hudspeth talks brain processing and hearing in this video from Rockefeller University.
Leaving an Imprint
Leaving an Imprint
Anna Azvolinsky | Aug 1, 2015
Among the first to discover epigenetic reprogramming during mammalian development, Wolf Reik has been studying the dynamics of the epigenome for 30 years.
Mr. Epigenetics
Mr. Epigenetics
The Scientist Staff | Aug 1, 2015
Meet Wolf Reik, August Profilee and Babraham Institute director of research.
Resistance Fighter
Resistance Fighter
Anna Azvolinsky | Jun 1, 2015
Stuart Levy has spent a lifetime studying mechanisms of antibiotic resistance and crusading to abolish the use of antibiotics in animal feed.
Putting It Together
Putting It Together
Anna Azvolinsky | May 1, 2015
Exploring viral replication pathways has led Carol Carter from the study of measles and reoviruses to the assembly and budding of newly minted HIV.
Of Cells and Limits
Of Cells and Limits
Anna Azvolinsky | Mar 1, 2015
Leonard Hayflick has been unafraid to speak his mind, whether it is to upend a well-entrenched dogma or to challenge the federal government. At 86, he’s nowhere near retirement.
Polymer Pioneer Honored
Polymer Pioneer Honored
Kerry Grens | Feb 4, 2015
Robert Langer, an engineer at MIT who fundamentally changed drug delivery, is awarded £1 million for the Queen Elizabeth Prize.
Engineer of Change
Engineer of Change
Tracy Vence | Feb 1, 2015
A chemical engineer walks into a biology lab . . . and revolutionizes bioengineering. How Robert Langer blazed a trail in drug delivery and regenerative medicine.