resolvins, microbiology, cell & molecular biology
Our own 60 mutations
Jef Akst | Jun 15, 2011
New estimates of human mutation suggest that each of us harbor approximately 60 novel genetic mutations.
Ovarian cancer forces into new tissues
Jessica P. Johnson | Jun 14, 2011
Ovarian tumor cells use cellular movement proteins to penetrate protective cell layers surrounding new target tissues during metastasis.
First biological laser
Tia Ghose | Jun 14, 2011
Cells that produce laser light may one day zap cancer cells.
Top 7 in molecular biology
Megan Scudellari | Jun 14, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in molecular biology, from Faculty of 1000.
Lobster-Pot Science
Richard P. Grant | Jun 13, 2011
Microbiologist Marvin Whiteley chats about teaming up with chemist and bioengineer Jason Shear in order to build tiny houses for bacteria.
Repairing hearts
Megan Scudellari (Video by Richard P. Grant) | Jun 9, 2011
Paul Riley of University College London discusses his new research, published June 8th in Nature.
Honey bee microbiome probed
Bob Grant | Jun 9, 2011
Researchers reveal several new viruses lurking in healthy hives.
Apple peels give mice muscle power
Jessica P. Johnson | Jun 9, 2011
A waxy substance, ursolic acid, found in high concentrations in apple peels, can help mice build muscle and reduce muscle atrophy, body fat, blood sugar levels, and cholesterol, reports Newswise. 
Repairing hearts
Megan Scudellari | Jun 8, 2011
Upon activation, a novel population of resident cardiac cells forms new muscle after damage.
A new cow-borne superbug
Bob Grant | Jun 7, 2011
As Germany grapples with an E. coli outbreak, a new strain of MRSA appears in Europe.