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Second Contagious Cancer Found in Tasmanian Devils

By | December 29, 2015

A second fatal, transmissible cancer has been identified in the already endangered species.  

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2015’s Most-Viewed Images of the Day

By | December 29, 2015

The best of The Scientist’s popular daily photo posts

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Best of Multimedia 2015

By | December 29, 2015

Editors’ picks of the year’s best in The Scientist infographics, slideshows, and videos

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New Species Abound

By | December 28, 2015

A look at some of the species newly described in the last 12 months

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Top Technical Advances 2015

By | December 24, 2015

The Scientist’s choice of major improvements in imaging, optogenetics, single-cell analyses, and CRISPR

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Domestication’s Downsides for Dogs

By | December 21, 2015

The selection of traits suitable for human companionship may have dragged along some unfavorable alleles.

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MERS Vax Tested in Camels

By | December 17, 2015

Scientists conduct the first MERS-CoV vaccine trials in camels and provide viral lineage evidence of camel-to-human transfer.

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Next Generation: Designer Cells Treat Psoriasis

By | December 16, 2015

Engineered cells detect early biomarkers of a psoriasis flare-up in mice and release compounds to soothe or prevent the skin reaction.

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Constant Evolution

By | December 16, 2015

Bacteria growing in an unchanging environment continue to adapt indefinitely.

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TS 2015 Gift Guide

By | December 15, 2015

Check out these life science–inspired gifts

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