sensory input, culture, immunology
Ancient Anatomy, circa 1687
Ancient Anatomy, circa 1687
Cristina Luiggi | Apr 1, 2011
Seventeenth-century Tibet witnessed a blossoming of medical knowledge, including a set of 79 paintings, known as tangkas, that interweaved practical medical knowledge with Buddhist traditions and local lore.
Where Cancer and Inflammation Intersect
Where Cancer and Inflammation Intersect
Giorgio Trinchieri | Apr 1, 2011
Recent clinical trials have reignited the interest in simple anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin for controlling the inflammation associated with cancer. 
An Aspirin for your Cancer?
Giorgio Trinchieri | Apr 1, 2011
Can tumors—which can originate from, and often resemble, chronically inflamed tissue—be curtailed using familiar anti-inflammatory agents, without their side effects?
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2011
April 2011's selection of notable quotes
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Apr 1, 2011
The Great Sperm Whale, Noble Cows & Hybrid Zebras, Radioactive, Science-Mart
Top 7 From F1000
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2011
A snapshot of the highest-ranked articles from a 30-day period on Faculty of 1000
PET Guerrilla
Chris Tachibana | Apr 1, 2011
A former Uruguayan antigovernment rebel is developing a revolutionary diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease.
Come Inside
Richard P. Grant | Mar 1, 2011
Editor's choice in immunology
Epigenetics—A Primer
Stefan Kubicek | Mar 1, 2011
There are many ways that epigenetic effects regulate the activation or repression of genes. Here are a few molecular tricks cells use to read off the right genetic program.
Epigenetics—A Primer
Epigenetics—A Primer
Stefan Kubicek | Mar 1, 2011
Epigenetic events regulate the activities of genes without changing the DNA sequence. Different genes are expressed depending on the methyl-marks attached to DNA itself and by changes in the structure and/or composition of chromatin.