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Special Delivery

By | October 1, 2015

Neurons in new brains and old


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Bad Raps

By | December 1, 2014

Understanding animal diseases—for their sake and for ours


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Your Brain on Art

By | May 1, 2014

A new scientific discipline investigates the neurology underlying the experience and the creation of beauty.


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In the Long Run

By | December 1, 2012

Can emulating our early human ancestors make us healthier?

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Long and Rocky Roads

By | November 1, 2012

From basic research to beneficial therapies


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Survival of the Fittest (to print)

By | August 1, 2012

Science publishing is locked in an evolutionary arms race as it edges further into the digital age.


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Meeting of the Minds

By | July 1, 2012

New changes at The Scientist will ensure that we continue to showcase the best and brightest ideas in the life sciences.

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Agents Provocateurs

By | April 1, 2012

Asking pointed questions is a key part of the scientific process.


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In with the New

By | January 1, 2012

There is definitely no shortage of technological innovation in the life sciences.


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. . . And Many Happy Returns

By | October 1, 2011

To the great scientific leaps witnessed during our first 25 years, and the game changers yet to come.


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