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Satellites Spy on Fish Farms

By | February 8, 2012

Scientists use Google Earth to fact check official reports of fish farming in the Mediterranean.

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Indiana Senate Backs Creationism Bill

By | February 2, 2012

Origin of life theories from a wide range of religions may be taught alongside evolution in the state.

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Contributors

February 1, 2012

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

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Learning by Doing

By | February 1, 2012

Having freshmen perform research doesn’t just improve undergraduate learning, it convinces more students to become science majors.

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On the Menu

By | February 1, 2012

Digestion on the cellular level: two mysteries examined

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Casting a Wide Eye

By | February 1, 2012

Scientists study a variety of large-scale biological phenomena from the vantage point of space.

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Genghis Jon

By | February 1, 2012

By helping Mongolians cultivate an understanding of their native insect fauna, scientists hope to protect the country's unique yet fragile ecosystems.

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Swarming Mongolia

By | February 1, 2012

For the past decade and a half, a crew of about 20 entomologists, water ecologists, and other specialists converges on the shorelines of Mongolia’s lakes, rivers, and streams, just when swarms of aquatic insects do the same.

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The View From Above

By | February 1, 2012

Satellite imagery is giving biologists a whole new perspective on the phenomena they study.

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Students Get Science Digitally

By | January 30, 2012

Digital textbooks finally coming into their own.

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