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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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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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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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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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Small Packages

By | August 1, 2014

When proverbs come true


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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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Mission: Possible

By | October 1, 2012

Cooperation, not competition, is the way forward.

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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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The “Me Decade” of Cancer

By | April 1, 2011

Drugs that target specific tumors are harbingers of a new era of genetically informed medicine.


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