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Hear and Now

By | September 1, 2015

Auditory research advances worth shouting about


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Performance Art

By | January 1, 2015

Regulation of genome expression orchestrates the behavior of insect castes and the human response to social stress.


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Head Scratchers

By | September 1, 2014

Many natural phenomena elude our understanding.


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Carnal Knowledge

By | July 1, 2014

Sex is an inherently fascinating aspect of life. As researchers learn more and more about it, surprises regularly emerge.


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An Offensive Playbook

By | February 1, 2014

Developing nonaddictive drugs to combat pain


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Finding the Way

By | August 1, 2013

A focus on the movements of species and disciplines through space, time, and minds

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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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Alive and Kicking

By | October 1, 2011

The publication I launched a quarter century ago has come further than anyone ever expected.


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Epigenetics and Society

By | March 1, 2011

Did Erasmus Darwin foreshadow the tweaking of his grandson’s paradigm?


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