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Speaking of Science

By | November 1, 2013

November 2013's selection of notable quotes


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The Ultimate Wingman

By | November 1, 2013

Differential gene expression between dominant and subordinate male turkeys could help evolutionary biologists deconstruct the roots of sexual dimorphism.

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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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Understanding Cats

By | October 18, 2013

An anthrozoologist explores feline communication and cognition in an essay about domestic cats.

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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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A Lot Like Humans

By | October 15, 2013

Scientists find that bonobos can form friendships and show concern for others.


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On Point

By | October 11, 2013

Researchers demonstrate that elephants can use human pointing cues to find hidden food.


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Week in Review: September 30–October 4

By | October 4, 2013

Scientists feel the shutdown’s sting; dogs comprehend human cues; lab-grown secretory glands; whether online comments help or hurt science


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Pheromone for the Young

By | October 2, 2013

Researchers identify a compound in juvenile mice that inhibits the sexual advances of adult males.


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Catch My Drift?

By | October 1, 2013

Dogs are proving to be more in tune to human communication than any other animal, but how much they really understand about people’s intentions is up for debate.


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