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In the book's prologue, author Frans de Waal considers the intellectual impediments to studying animal intelligence.

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Capsule Reviews

By | May 1, 2016

Sorting the Beef from the Bull, Cheats and Deceits, A Sea of Glass, and Following the Wild Bees

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Monkey See, Monkey Die

By | May 1, 2016

What's killing howler monkeys in the jungles of Central America?

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Scaling to Singles

By | May 1, 2016

Tips for tracing transcription in individual cells

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Sense and Sensibility

By | May 1, 2016

Tailored combinations of a reporter and a ligand-binding domain allow for sensing just about any molecule of interest.

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Sensors for All

By | May 1, 2016

A versatile modular strategy for detecting small molecules in eukaryotes

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Silent Canopies

By | May 1, 2016

A spate of howler monkey deaths in Nicaragua, Panama, and Ecuador has researchers scrambling to identify the cause.

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Speaking of Science

By | May 1, 2016

May 2016's selection of notable quotes

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The Global Science Era

By | May 1, 2016

As international collaboration becomes increasingly common, researchers must work to limit their own biases and let cultural diversity enhance their work.

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The Zombie Literature

By | May 1, 2016

Retractions are on the rise. But reams of flawed research papers persist in the scientific literature. Is it time to change the way papers are published?

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