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D’Arcy Thompson at 100: Controlling Cell Shape and Function

November 4, 2019
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Even though it was published more than a century ago, D’Arcy Thompson’s seminal work, On Growth and Form, continues to…

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Staying positive about negative data

November 1, 2019
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The next time you are considering taking time off, remember that if Alexander Fleming hadn’t taken a two-week vacation he…

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Study shows heterogeneity in ribosomal proteins impacts translation

October 30, 2019
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A new study from Lehigh University provides further support to the “specialized ribosome” hypothesis by showing for the first time…

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Eric T. Hall to receive MBoC Paper of the Year award

October 17, 2019
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Eric T. Hall was named by the Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) Editorial Board as recipient of the 28th…

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MBoC Fourth Special Issue on Forces On and Within Cells

October 17, 2019

Submit a Paper After positive response to the last special issue, David Drubin, Editor-in-Chief of Molecular Biology of the Cell…

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How undergraduate research experiences work to keep students in STEM

September 9, 2019

Undergraduate research experiences (UREs) are designed to help students discover if laboratory life is for them. Anecdotally they seem to…

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How to make scientific figures accessible to readers with color-blindness

September 6, 2019
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Proper data visualization is critical for presenting your scientific work in an accessible way. It’s important that people can easily…

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Congress Does Science, Hands On

August 29, 2019
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Where can members of Congress, congressional staff, and members of the public go to videotape live water bears, get pictures…

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ASCB Council and Committee Members on the Hill

August 27, 2019
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In June members of the ASCB Council were joined by members of various ASCB committees for a series of meetings…

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Budget cuts slice deep into U of Alaska science

August 21, 2019
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A decision by Alaska’s Governor Mike Dunleavy to insist on more than $400 million in cuts to large portions of…

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