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Pushing Boundaries
Pushing Boundaries
Anna Azvolinsky | Nov 30, 2016
Applying physics, chemistry, and cell biology, Satyajit Mayor seeks to understand how cell membranes work.
Time, Flies
Time, Flies
Anna Azvolinsky | Oct 31, 2016
By studying the sleep-wake cycle of fruit flies, Amita Sehgal is revealing how the body’s circadian and sleep rhythms are regulated.
Curious George
Curious George
Anna Azvolinsky | Sep 30, 2016
George Church has consistently positioned himself at genomics’ leading edge.
Peter Tyack: Marine Mammal Communications
Peter Tyack: Marine Mammal Communications
Anna Azvolinsky | Jun 30, 2016
The University of St. Andrews behavioral ecologist studies the social structures and behaviors of whales and dolphins, recording and analyzing their acoustic communications.
Bertozzi the Editor
Bertozzi the Editor
The Scientist Staff | May 31, 2016
Stanford University biochemist Carolyn Bertozzi discusses her role at the helm of ACS Central Science, a cross-disciplinary, open-access chemistry journal
Carolyn Bertozzi: Glycan Chemist
Carolyn Bertozzi: Glycan Chemist
Anna Azvolinsky | May 31, 2016
Bertozzi opens visual windows onto complex sugars on and inside living cells.
Fuchs on the Future
Fuchs on the Future
The Scientist Staff | Apr 30, 2016
Rockefeller University researcher Elaine Fuchs on being a woman in science and her contributions to the burgeoning field of reverse genetics
Guts and Glory
Guts and Glory
Anna Azvolinsky | Mar 31, 2016
An open mind and collaborative spirit have taken Hans Clevers on a journey from medicine to developmental biology, gastroenterology, cancer, and stem cells.
The Importance of Plant Science
The Importance of Plant Science
The Scientist Staff | Jan 31, 2016
Meet February profilee Natasha Raikel and hear her explain why studying plant genetics is crucial.
Putting Down Roots
Putting Down Roots
Anna Azvolinsky | Jan 31, 2016
A survivor and a pioneer, Natasha Raikhel emigrated to the U.S. from Soviet Russia and made a career of studying protein trafficking in plants.