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On Becoming Human

By | August 1, 2016

Some thoughts on going to the Galápagos

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Research at Micro- and Nanoscales

By | June 1, 2016

From whole cells to genes, closer examination continues to surprise.  

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All Together Now

By | January 1, 2016

Understanding the biological roots of cooperation might help resolve some of the biggest scientific challenges we face.

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Family Ties

By | December 1, 2015

There’s more to inheritance than genes.

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New Legs to Stand On

By | June 1, 2015

Reconstructing the past using ancient DNA

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To Each His Own

By | April 1, 2015

Cancer treatment becomes more and more personal.

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Stranger than Fiction

By | January 1, 2014

Plant biology: You can't make this stuff up.

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Exploring the Neuron Forest

By | November 1, 2013

Innovations in imaging techniques and genetic sequencing take neuroscience to a new level.

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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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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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