In This Issue

with slideshows
Part 1 of 2
With Videos

Microbiologist Morgan Beeby gets some of his best thinking done on foot.

Once a professional tennis player, Alana Van Dervort now trains her discipline and focus on science.

Joe Thornton brings his view of science as a potent social and political force into the classroom.

Given dedicated space for both lecture and lab, students can experience the full arc of scientific research.

Researchers have found a way to accelerate evolution of molecules by harnessing viruses.


Scientists are uncovering details of synaptic signaling between neurons.

Scientists show that interferon signaling depends on bond strength.

Seahorse-shaped complex helps bacteria defend against pathogens.

Perspectives & Opinions

Chemists trained in biology were once a rarity—now they’re becoming the norm.

Many scientists began experimenting well before their first paycheck. Here, a few describe the experiments that made them realize their calling.

President's Message