stem cells, disease & medicine, culture
Book Excerpt from The Mara Crossing
Ruth Padel | Jun 1, 2012
Author Ruth Padel tells the stories of John James Audubon and cellular migration in prose and verse
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2012
Meet some of the people featured in the June 2012 issue of The Scientist.
Growing Human Eggs
Hannah Waters | Jun 1, 2012
Germline stem cells discovered in human ovaries can be cultured into fresh eggs.
Food's Afterlife
Edyta Zielinska | May 25, 2012
Meals left to mold develop colors, mycelia, and beads of digested juices, sparking the eye of an artist, and the slight concern of a mycologist.
2012 Bio-Art Winners
2012 Bio-Art Winners
Megan Scudellari | May 25, 2012
Check out the 10 images that won FASEB's first annual Bio-Art competition.
Lab Bench Beauty
Megan Scudellari | May 25, 2012
Ten scientist-produced images take top honors in the first annual Bio-Art competition.
Could Stem Cells Cure MS?
Megan Scudellari | May 23, 2012
A growth factor isolated from human stem cells shows promising results in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis.
Misconduct on the Rise
Bob Grant | May 21, 2012
Retractions of scientific studies due to plagiarism, falsification, and other instances of researchers behaving badly have skyrocketed in the past decade.
How Much Do You Make?
The Scientist Staff | May 16, 2012
Fill out our annual Salary Survey to help us calculate the most current salary data for life scientists.
Breastfeeding Toddlers Okay
Megan Scudellari | May 16, 2012
A provocative Time cover featuring a breastfeeding 3-year-old sparks anger from doctors.