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The importance of an elevator speech

August 14, 2018
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It’s called an “elevator pitch” or “speech,” but it could also be referred to as the “water cooler speech,” the…

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Promoting Scholarly Evaluation of Teaching: Addressing the Third Rail of Academia

August 13, 2018

Education is perhaps the fundamental form of investment societies or individuals can make in their own future welfare. It is…

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Physical sciences meet cell biology in special edition ‘Forces’ issue

August 9, 2018

The second annual edition of “Forces On and Within Cells, a special issue of Molecular Biology of the Cell, the peer-reviewed…

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Mixed News on International Funding for Science

July 19, 2018
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At the same time that the U.S. National Institutes of Health is benefiting from increases in its budget, the news in…

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What’s it all about? Microfluidics

June 15, 2018

This installment of “What’s it all about?” will attempt to demystify the exciting miniature world of microfluidic technology, particularly as…

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Jodi Nunnari's full interview with NIGMS Director Jon Lorsch

June 7, 2018

Editor’s Note: What follows is the complete transcript of an interview conducted by ASCB President Jodi Nunnari with Jon Lorsch,…

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Joint NCI-ASCB conference reveals advanced cancer cell imaging methods

May 16, 2018
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The number and types of advanced imaging techniques and technologies available to cell biologists today have grown exponentially over the…

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MBoC solicits papers for a special issue on the Cell Biology of Stem Cells

April 13, 2018

Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) Editor-in-Chief David Drubin has announced plans to publish a Special Issue on an important…

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What scientific publishing could look like

April 10, 2018
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If we were to create a way to share scientific research progress today, what would it look like? In this…

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New organoid moves us closer to better understanding of the human brain

April 4, 2018

Scientists seek to create model systems that accurately recapitulate conditions in living organisms so that they can study everything from…

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