top 10 innovations, developmental biology, culture
Neuroaesthetics
Neuroaesthetics
Anjan Chatterjee | May 1, 2014
Researchers unravel the biology of beauty and art.
How Artistic Brains Differ
How Artistic Brains Differ
Jef Akst | Apr 18, 2014
A study reveals structural differences between the brains of artists and non-artists.
Women Receive Lab-Grown Vaginas
Women Receive Lab-Grown Vaginas
Jef Akst | Apr 14, 2014
Doctors implant custom-made organs, built from a tissue sample and a biodegradable scaffold, into four female patients born with underdeveloped or missing vaginas.
Lynne Quarmby - Artist
Lynne Quarmby - Artist
Rachel Bernstein | Apr 4, 2014
The professor of molecular biology and biochemistry at Simon Fraser University is also an accomplished painter.
Bridging Two Worlds
Bridging Two Worlds
Rachel Bernstein | Apr 4, 2014
Lynne Quarmby’s love of the natural world inspires her to explore beyond her cell biology lab through art.
The Structure of Flowers
The Structure of Flowers
Jef Akst | Apr 4, 2014
Architecture student-turned-artist Macato Murayama creates beautiful images inspired by the intricate anatomy of flowers.
Mapping Gene Expression in the Fetal Brain
Mapping Gene Expression in the Fetal Brain
Kate Yandell | Apr 2, 2014
Researchers complete an atlas depicting gene expression across the developing human brain.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2014
April 2014's selection of notable quotes
The Working Vacation
The Working Vacation
Bob Grant | Apr 1, 2014
Sabbaticals are one of the perks of the academic life. They may seem daunting to implement, but the time away could prove invaluable to your career.
 
Future Minded
Future Minded
Michio Kaku | Apr 1, 2014
Imagine consciousness traveling at the speed of light.