techniques, cell & molecular biology, ecology
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Catherine Offord | May 17, 2016
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
 
Embryo Watch
Embryo Watch
Jef Akst | May 5, 2016
A new culture system allows researchers to track the development of human embryos in vitro for nearly two weeks.
Observing the Nuclear Pore
Observing the Nuclear Pore
Tanya Lewis | May 2, 2016
Scientists visualize nuclear pore complexes for the first time, using high-speed atomic force microscopy.
Sensors for All
Sensors for All
Ruth Williams | May 1, 2016
A versatile modular strategy for detecting small molecules in eukaryotes
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | May 1, 2016
Sorting the Beef from the Bull, Cheats and Deceits, A Sea of Glass, and Following the Wild Bees
Instant Messaging
Instant Messaging
Catherine Offord | May 1, 2016
An alternative route to sparking cell signals involves hook-ups between transmembrane and soluble ligands.
Sense and Sensibility
Sense and Sensibility
Ruth Williams | May 1, 2016
Tailored combinations of a reporter and a ligand-binding domain allow for sensing just about any molecule of interest.
Silent Canopies
Silent Canopies
Jef Akst | May 1, 2016
A spate of howler monkey deaths in Nicaragua, Panama, and Ecuador has researchers scrambling to identify the cause.
Scaling to Singles
Scaling to Singles
Kelly Rae Chi | May 1, 2016
Tips for tracing transcription in individual cells
Becoming Acculturated
Becoming Acculturated
Jeffrey M. Perkel | May 1, 2016
Techniques for deep dives into the microbial dark matter