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Weight's the Matter?

By | November 1, 2015

The causes and consequences of obesity are more complicated than we thought.  


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Mimicry Muses

By | August 1, 2015

The animal world is full of clever solutions to bioengineering challenges.


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Stubbornly Persistent

By | February 1, 2015

Microorganisms continually challenge our assumptions of what life can achieve.

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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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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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Mission: Possible

By | October 1, 2012

Cooperation, not competition, is the way forward.

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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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A Truly Happy Return

By | December 1, 2011

After a roller-coaster of an October, The Scientist resumes publication under new ownership.


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A Shot in the Arm

By | June 1, 2011

Decades of vaccine research have expanded our understanding of the immune system and are yielding novel disease-fighting tactics.


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