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December 2016

Cover Story

Featured Stories

Top 10 Innovations 2016
Top 10 Innovations 2016

This year’s list of winners celebrates both large leaps and small (but important) steps in life science technology.

Departments

Contributors

Contributors

Meet some of the people featured in the December 2016 issue of The Scientist.

Editorial

Speaking of Science

Notebook

Critic at Large

Modus Operandi

Synthetic Sensors

Engineered circuits detect endogenous transcription factors to drive cellular outputs.

The Literature

Profile

Pushing Boundaries

Applying physics, chemistry, and cell biology, Satyajit Mayor seeks to understand how cell membranes work.

Scientist to Watch

Lab Tools

Bio Business

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Foundations