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Fellow Travelers

By | February 1, 2013

Collective cell migration relies on a directional signal that comes from the moving cluster, rather than from external cues.

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Go Forth, Cells

By | February 1, 2013

Watch the cell transplant experiments in zebrafish that suggest certain embryonic cells rely on intrinsic directional cues for collective migration.

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Immune to Failure

By | February 1, 2013

With dogged persistence and an unwillingness to entertain defeat, Bruce Beutler discovered a receptor that powers the innate immune response to infections—and earned his share of a Nobel Prize.

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More Money than the Nobels

By | January 30, 2013

A Taiwanese businessman has created a new science award that gives recipients more money than Nobel Laureates.

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Top Scientists of 2012

By | December 17, 2012

A roundup of those awarded this year’s most prestigious scientific prizes

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2012 Multimedia Roundup

By | December 14, 2012

The science images and videos that captured our attention in 2012

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Coming to Terms

By | November 1, 2012

New noninvasive methods of selecting the most viable embryo could revolutionize in vitro fertilization.

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Contributors

By | November 1, 2012

Meet some of the people featured in the November 2012 issue of The Scientist.

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Speaking of Science

By | November 1, 2012

November 2012's selection of notable quotes

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Exit Strategy

By | November 1, 2012

Large RNA-protein packets use a novel mechanism to escape the cell nucleus.

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