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By | December 1, 2016

The awesome architecture of the gateways to the nucleus

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An Evolutionary History

By | October 1, 2016

Celebrating 30 years and a resurrection

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Things That Go Bump

By | March 1, 2016

Scientists still don’t know why animals sleep or how to define the ubiquitous behavior.

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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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Small Packages

By | August 1, 2014

When proverbs come true

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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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Organelle Architecture

By | December 1, 2013

There’s beauty in a cell’s marriage of structure and function.

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Long and Rocky Roads

By | November 1, 2012

From basic research to beneficial therapies

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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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