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An Evolutionary History

By | October 1, 2016

Celebrating 30 years and a resurrection

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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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Making Cancer More Transparent

By | April 1, 2013

A decade into the age of genomics, science is generating a flood of data that will help in the quest to eradicate the disease.

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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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With All Due Consideration

By | May 1, 2012

Scientists and their many hats

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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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Tricky Trials

By | March 1, 2012

Studies on safety, efficacy, or dosing of drugs in children, or on nutritional supplements, are not run-of-the-mill.

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