protein folding
Cracking the Complex
Cracking the Complex
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Nov 1, 2015
Using mass spec to study protein-protein interactions
How We Age
How We Age
The Scientist Staff | Mar 1, 2015
From DNA damage to cellular miscommunication, aging is a mysterious and multifarious process.
Protein Helps Cells Adapt—or Die
Protein Helps Cells Adapt—or Die
Ruth Williams | Jul 3, 2014
Scientists show how cell stress both prevents and promotes cell suicide in a study that’s equally divisive.
Contributors
Contributors
Abby Olena and Tracy Vence | Jan 1, 2014
Meet some of the people featured in the January 2014 issue of The Scientist.
The Bright Side of Prions
The Bright Side of Prions
Randal Halfmann | Jan 1, 2014
Associated with numerous neurological diseases, misfolded proteins may also play decisive roles in normal cellular functioning.
 
Atomic Force Microscopy
Atomic Force Microscopy
Amy Maxmen | Apr 2, 2013
The new technique reveals unprecedented details of microscopic life.
Structure by Feel
Structure by Feel
Amy Maxmen | Apr 1, 2013
Applying the sensitive touch of atomic force microscopy to DNA, cells, and proteins
Game On
Game On
The Scientist Staff | Jan 3, 2013
Check out some of the games being used in serious scientific research, education, and treatment.
Games for Science
Games for Science
The Scientist Staff | Jan 1, 2013
Scientists are using video games to tap the collective intelligence of people around the world, while doctors and educators are turning to games to treat and teach.
Staying in Touch
Staying in Touch
Mary Beth Aberlin | Jan 1, 2013
Searching for life beyond our teeming planet has led to some innovative collaborative approaches to generating knowledge right here at home.