August 2011
 

The toxic professor syndrome


BY YUSUF A. HANNUN AND DANIEL M. RABEN

Academic biomedical research is experiencing many existential problems as relative funding dries up. This already is resulting in serious consequences for the very fabric of American biomedical investigation.

 

Angel investment from the masses


BY JIANFEI (JEFFREY) ZHAO  

A new type of funding agency taps everyday donors to fund pilot science projects.

 

Why pursue a Ph.D. in the biosciences?


BY MICHAEL J. BRADLEY

Part 1: Dealing with economic misconceptions and aligning expectations with career realities.

 

Anne-Claude Gingras: probing phosphatase complexes


BY NICK ZAGORSKI

Using the power of proteomics, Gingras is providing new insights into phosphatase activity, regulation and interaction.

 

The Singapore ArtScience Museum: a modern marvel of science, technology and art


BY LILLIAN KUO  

New museum bridges art and science.

 

David Goodsell: The master of mol art


BY SERGEI SHIKOV     

Spectacular drawings by David Goodsell showcase scientific knowledge and creativity.

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