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All Systems Go
All Systems Go
Anna Azvolinsky | Dec 1, 2014
Alan Aderem earned his PhD while under house arrest for protesting apartheid in South Africa. His early political involvement has guided his scientific focus, encouraging fellow systems biologists to study immunology and infectious diseases.
Contributors
Contributors
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Oct 1, 2014
Meet some of the people featured in the October 2014 issue of The Scientist.
Mutagens and Multivitamins
Mutagens and Multivitamins
Megan Scudellari | Jun 1, 2014
Not one to shy away from controversy, Bruce Ames has pitted himself against industry groups, environmentalists, and his peers through his work identifying DNA mutagens. And he’s not done yet.
The Energizer
The Energizer
Megan Scudellari | May 1, 2014
György Hajnóczky uncovers the chemical and physical strategies by which mitochondria communicate and function within a cell.
Bridging Two Worlds
Bridging Two Worlds
Rachel Bernstein | Apr 4, 2014
Lynne Quarmby’s love of the natural world inspires her to explore beyond her cell biology lab through art.
Matthew Powner: Origin Solver
Matthew Powner: Origin Solver
Jef Akst | Mar 1, 2014
Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University College London. Age: 32
Meiosis Maven
Meiosis Maven
Anna Azvolinsky | Feb 1, 2014
Fueled by her love of visual data and addicted to chromosomes, Abby Dernburg continues to study how homologous chromosomes find each other during gamete formation.
One Profile Fits All
One Profile Fits All
Jef Akst | Nov 21, 2013
Federal agencies partner up to develop an online tool for researchers to build a universal biosketch to accompany grant applications.
Thomas Gregor: Biological Quantifier
Thomas Gregor: Biological Quantifier
Anna Azvolinsky | Nov 1, 2013
Assistant Professor, Physics, Princeton University. Age: 39
An Olfaction Odyssey
An Olfaction Odyssey
Megan Scudellari | Oct 1, 2013
Thanks to a book, a war, and a big green caterpillar, John Hildebrand found himself mapping the exquisite and surprising wiring of the insect olfactory system.