techniques, cell & molecular biology, ecology
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
More Than Skin Deep
More Than Skin Deep
Anna Azvolinsky | May 1, 2016
Elaine Fuchs has worked on adult stem cells since before they were so named, figuring out how multipotent epidermal cells renew or turn into skin or hair follicles.
Monkey See, Monkey Die
Monkey See, Monkey Die
The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2016
What's killing howler monkeys in the jungles of Central America?
Fuchs on the Future
Fuchs on the Future
The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2016
Rockefeller University researcher Elaine Fuchs on being a woman in science and her contributions to the burgeoning field of reverse genetics
Study: Small Fish Comforted By Big Predators
Study: Small Fish Comforted By Big Predators
Tanya Lewis | Apr 28, 2016
Baby fish show fewer signs of stress in the presence of large fish that scare off midsize predators. 
“Hunger Hormone” No More?
“Hunger Hormone” No More?
Ruth Williams | Apr 20, 2016
Ghrelin promotes fat storage not feeding, according to a study.