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The 2016 Salary Survey Is Here

By | March 18, 2016

Answer some brief questions and help us determine the most current salary outlook for life scientists and earn a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card.


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Student Fights Harassment with Wikipedia

By | March 10, 2016

Every time Emily Temple-Wood receives an inappropriate email, she writes a Wikipedia entry about a woman scientist.


A study suggests bats in Asia could have genes that protect them from the fungal infection that is decimating bat populations in North America.


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Dragonfly is World-Record Flier

By | March 3, 2016

Researchers have determined that a diminutive insect out-flies all other winged migrators by traveling thousands of miles between continents and across oceans yearly.

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Capsule Reviews

By | March 1, 2016

Herding Hemingway's Cats, Hair: A Human History, Restless Creatures, and The Mind Club


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In Your Dreams

By | March 1, 2016

Understanding the sleeping brain may be the key to unlocking the secrets of the human mind.

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Speaking of Science

By | March 1, 2016

March 2016's selection of notable quotes

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Night Night, Flipper

By | March 1, 2016

Watch underwater footage of a dolphin sleeping in the wild.


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Water Bed

By | March 1, 2016

See zebrafish engage in sleeplike behavior.

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Opinion: On Animal Emotions

By | February 16, 2016

Even if animals do have emotions, anthropomorphism and language impede our understanding of their experiences.


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