In This Issue

When Beth Kaleta isn’t managing George Daley’s research lab, you can find her on the gridiron playing women’s tackle football.

Ted Goldstein used to be a vice president at Apple; now he’s a graduate student applying bioinformatics to understand health and disease.

A computer networking expert at Janelia Farm took a last minute trip to Brussels and came back a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert.

The 2011 Holiday Lectures series delves into where we came from and how we got here.

Researchers are mapping the chemical signaling behind how mice detect friend and foe.

Articles

A disappearing receptor could hold the key to beta-cell growth and insulin production.

Studies in mice suggest long-term folic acid supplementation may increase the incidence of some birth defects.

Two causes of autism arise from opposite cellular mechanisms.

Perspectives & Opinions

Effective STEM teaching in that critical first year.

Easing the conflict between faith and evolution.

President's Message