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Transparency Now

By | May 1, 2016

Science is messy. So lay it out, warts and all.

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Intelligence Gathering

By | July 1, 2015

Disease eradication in the 21st century


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Hiding in the Haystack

By | May 1, 2015

Encouraging developments in HIV research


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Stubbornly Persistent

By | February 1, 2015

Microorganisms continually challenge our assumptions of what life can achieve.

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Head Scratchers

By | September 1, 2014

Many natural phenomena elude our understanding.


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The Next Big One

By | June 1, 2013

As new infections surface and spread, science meets the challenges with ingenuity and adaptation.


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A Chill Issue

By | February 1, 2013

The very cold, the merely chilled, and the colorful


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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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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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Avant-Garde Science

By | June 1, 2012

Why naked mole-rats and experimental gene therapies remind me of groundbreaking artists.


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