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The Mycobiome

By | February 1, 2016

The largely overlooked resident fungal community plays a critical role in human health and disease.

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Jason Holliday: Tree Tracker

By | February 1, 2016

Associate Professor, Virginia Tech, Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation. Age: 37

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Lizard Secretes Heat

By | January 25, 2016

Researchers confirm the unprecedented endothermic abilities of a South American reptile.

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Counting Cells

By | January 11, 2016

A person likely carries the same number of human and microbial cells, according to a new estimate.

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How Multicellularity Arose

By | January 11, 2016

Researchers identify a molecule that may have been key to the surprisingly common transition from single-celled ancestors to today’s complex, multicellular organisms. 

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Genome Digest

By | January 8, 2016

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes

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TS Picks: CRISPR Patent Edition

By | January 5, 2016

A challenge to the first CRISPR patent just got teeth.

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Pluripotency Bots

By | January 1, 2016

A tour of efforts to automate the production and differentiation of induced pluripotent stem cells

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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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Contributors

By | January 1, 2016

Meet some of the people featured in the January 2016 issue of The Scientist.

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