translational science
Timothy Lu: Niche Perfect
Timothy Lu: Niche Perfect
Kerry Grens | May 1, 2016
Associate Professor, Departments of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Biological Engineering, MIT. Age: 35
Lu on Syn Bio
Lu on Syn Bio
The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2016
MIT researcher and Scientist to Watch Timothy Lu talks about the value of cross-disciplinary approaches in bringing synthetic biology into the clinic.
Pet Scans
Pet Scans
Amy K. LeBlanc, Timothy M. Fan, Nicola Mason | Apr 1, 2016
Studying tumor development and treatment in dogs and cats, in parallel with research on rodents and humans, could improve the successful translation of new cancer drugs.
Opinion: Translation Nation
Opinion: Translation Nation
Kathleen Marsman and Lisa McKerracher | Nov 18, 2015
What’s in store for commercialization grants at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research?
New Scripps Research Institute Leadership
New Scripps Research Institute Leadership
Jef Akst | Sep 20, 2015
The nonprofit institution names a new CEO and president.
Opinion: <em>Star Trek</em> Medicine
Opinion: Star Trek Medicine
Dean Tantin | Nov 6, 2014
An apology for basic research
Opinion: Overcoming Cancer’s Complexities
Opinion: Overcoming Cancer’s Complexities
Daniel S. Kapp, David Rubenson, Beverly Mitchell | Apr 11, 2014
Considering “targeted therapeutics” in the face of intra-patient heterogeneity. 
Next Generation: Cancer Cell Protein Profiling
Next Generation: Cancer Cell Protein Profiling
Abby Olena | Jan 15, 2014
Antibody barcoding allows scientists and clinicians to analyze protein expression in small amounts of cancer tissue.
Week in Review: January 6–10
Week in Review: January 6–10
Tracy Vence | Jan 10, 2014
Bacterial genes aid tubeworm settling; pigmentation of ancient reptiles; nascent neurons and vertebrate development; exploring simple synapses; slug-inspired surgical glue
Report Card: Sharing Animal Research
Report Card: Sharing Animal Research
Tracy Vence | Jan 8, 2014
New analysis finds that funding agencies, scientists, and journals are not including sufficient information when reporting on in vivo experiments.