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Speaking of Science

By | November 1, 2013

November 2013's selection of notable quotes

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Synapses on Stage

By | November 1, 2013

Light microscopy techniques that spotlight neural connections in the brain

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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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Next Generation: Cells Communicate with Light

By | October 20, 2013

Researchers design a clear cellular scaffold called a hydrogel that can be used to detect and transmit light to cells in vivo.

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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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Building 3-D Microbial Communities

By | October 7, 2013

Researchers apply a 3-D printing technique to structure populations of bacteria in a three-dimensional environment.

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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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Data Drive

By | October 1, 2013

Solutions for sharing, storing, and analyzing big data

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