protein-protein interactions, neuroscience, cell & molecular biology
Next Generation: All-In-One In Vivo Scope
Kerry Grens | Sep 16, 2011
Researchers package a fluorescence microscope—including the light and camera—that can image the brain of a freely moving mouse.
Neurotransmitter-Regulated Immunity
Rachel Nuwer | Sep 15, 2011
Nerve signals control T cell responses, helping to explain inflammation and stroke.
Skipping Pluripotency
Jef Akst | Sep 14, 2011
Researchers are developing ways to convert mature somatic cells from one cell type to another, avoiding the tumor-causing pluripotent stage associated with stem cells.
Top 7 in Aging Research
Edyta Zielinska | Sep 13, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in aging research and related areas, from Faculty of 1000
Obscure Organelle in Stem Cells and Cancer
Kerry Grens | Sep 11, 2011
Cellular structures known as midbodies, formed during cell division, appear to accumulate in stem cells and cancer cells, hinting at a potential function for these once-disregarded organelles.
Bacteria Clean Up
Jef Akst | Sep 7, 2011
Hair-like extensions on microbes that remove uranium and other metals from contaminated groundwater could one day help clean up after radiation spills.
Next Generation: Cellular Nanothermometer
Kerry Grens | Sep 2, 2011
Quantum dots, typically used in imaging, also relay temperature changes within a cell.
Seeing Through Mice
Jef Akst | Sep 1, 2011
A new technique for turning mouse fetuses transparent offers a literal window into the brain.
<em>Art + Science Now</em>
Art + Science Now
Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2011
The book that serves as bio art's encyclopedia.
Vive la Différence
H. Steven Wiley | Sep 1, 2011
Measuring how individual cells differ from each other will enhance the predictive power of biology.