techniques, immunology, developmental biology
Hit Parade
Hit Parade
Amber Dance | Dec 1, 2012
Cell-based assays are popular for high-throughput screens, where they strike a balance between ease of use and similarity to the human body that researchers aim to treat.
Microchannel Masterpiece
Microchannel Masterpiece
Ruth Williams | Dec 1, 2012
A precision microfluidic system enables single-cell analysis of growth and division.
In the Long Run
In the Long Run
Mary Beth Aberlin | Dec 1, 2012
Can emulating our early human ancestors make us healthier?
Fat's Immune Sentinels
Fat's Immune Sentinels
Justin Odegaard and Ajay Chawla | Dec 1, 2012
Certain immune cells keep adipose tissue in check by helping to define normal and abnormal physiological states.
Can Worms Alleviate Autism?
Can Worms Alleviate Autism?
Sabrina Richards | Nov 27, 2012
Autism researchers are testing the ability of whipworm eggs to treat autism in a new clinical trial.
Inflammation for Regeneration
Inflammation for Regeneration
Ruth Williams | Nov 8, 2012
Inflammatory signals in injured zebrafish brains promote the growth of new neurons.
Creative Emulsification
Creative Emulsification
Sabrina Richards | Nov 1, 2012
Enhancing data collection from emulsion PCR reactions: three case studies
Timing Turnover
Timing Turnover
Kerry Grens | Nov 1, 2012
Two-tone fluorescent tags track the movement and life span of proteins within living cells.
Coming to Terms
Coming to Terms
Anna Ajduk and Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz | Nov 1, 2012
New noninvasive methods of selecting the most viable embryo could revolutionize in vitro fertilization.
Contributors
Contributors
Beth Marie Mole | Nov 1, 2012
Meet some of the people featured in the November 2012 issue of The Scientist.