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Curry calls for renewed dedication to DORA mission

February 13, 2018

At the 2012 meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology in San Francisco, a group of scientific publishers and…

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What's it all about? Super Resolution Microscopy

February 9, 2018

This installment of “What’s It All About?” aims to tackle the exciting field of super resolution microscopy. For centuries scientists…

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ASCB seeks to improve science literacy through new public engagement grants

January 19, 2018

When scientists engage with their community, both sides benefit from improved understanding. That’s the philosophy behind a new grant program…

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Spotlight on 2017 Fall COMPASS outreach grant recipients

December 1, 2017

Science outreach can be many things—teaching and inspiring a younger generation of scientists, communicating results in an accessible way to…

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How will you celebrate World Science Day?

November 7, 2017

Every year, the world celebrates World Science Day for Peace and Development on November 10. The event was created in…

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Strengths and challenges of working with non-model organisms

November 3, 2017

There was a time when there was no such thing as a “model organism.” In the 19th century, Marine Institutes…

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Illuminating cell organization with CRISPR-based gene tagging

October 24, 2017

The genome editing tool known as CRISPR/Cas9 has opened many doors for biomedical research by allowing scientists to precisely edit…

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MBoC plans special issue on Forces On and Within Cells

October 11, 2017

David Drubin, Editor-in-Chief of Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC), and Valerie Weaver, an Associate Editor of MBoC, have announced…

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What's it all about? Organoids

October 6, 2017

The second installment of the “What’s it all about series?” aims to tackle the broad utilization of in vitro three-dimensional…

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Cryo-EM: Nobel Prize-winning technique that's sharpening view into cells

October 6, 2017

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to the team of scientists responsible for developing cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM),…

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