Molecular biology

The medicine Nobel Prize recognized researchers studying how our bodies sense temperature and touch. Pain is much more complicated.
Brian Owens, Contributor
New research zooms in on the outer surface of the coronavirus to reveal more about how COVID-19 scars the lungs.
Brian Owens, Contributor
A new model suggests that many more mammal species than was previously known could host the creation of novel coronaviruses.
Meredith Fore, Contributor
Franklin, who was born 100 years ago, played a key role in the discovery of the structure of DNA. But her full story is much richer.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
A month worth of cool science stories, summed up.
Alistair Jennings, Contributor
Upcoming cool science stories for 2020.
Alistair Jennings, Contributor
Flash-and-freeze technique creates flipbook-like images of brain cells in action.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
Yoshinori Ohsumi revealed the workings of autophagy, a routine biological process implicated in many diseases.
Brian Owens, Contributor
AIP's News Director reflects on a revolution in Electron Microscopy.
Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor
The new study could help scientists identify drugs able to disrupt the protein's activity.
Jyoti Madhusoodanan, Contributor
Material helps DNA replicate faster for bacteria and virus identification.
Inside Science Television
Are you a natural blond? New DNA tests can reveal your true hair color, and other physical attributes.
Katharine Gammon, Contributor