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Speaking of Science

By | November 1, 2013

November 2013's selection of notable quotes

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2013 Life Sciences Salary Survey

By | November 1, 2013

The Scientist opened up its annual Salary Survey to our international readers for the first time, revealing stark differences between average pay in the U.S., Europe, and the rest of the world.

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Snakes on a Visual Plane

By | October 28, 2013

Researchers detect neurons in the macaque brain that selectively respond to images of reptilian predators.

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Ancient Georgian Ancestors

By | October 17, 2013

A hominin skull found in Dmanisi reveals that human ancestors migrating from Africa were more primitive than once thought.

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Opinion: Academic Waste

By | October 17, 2013

From funding to publishing, academic research needlessly burns through time and money.

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Bonding in the Lab

By | October 1, 2013

How to make your lab less like a factory and more like a family

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Book Excerpt from Evolution and Medicine

By | October 1, 2013

In Chapter 11, “Man-made diseases,” author Robert Perlman describes how socioeconomic health disparities arise in hierarchical societies.

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Capsule Reviews

By | October 1, 2013

Perv, Behind the Shock Machine, The Gaia Hypothesis, and Life at the Speed of Light

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Speaking of Science

By | October 1, 2013

October 2013's selection of notable quotes

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A Hole in the Head

By | September 30, 2013

Scientists show that the position of the foramen magnum, the hole in the skull through which the spine connects to the brain, is correlated with locomotion and posture in mammals.

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