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Contributors

By | April 1, 2015

Meet some of the people featured in the April 2015 issue of The Scientist.

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From Many, One

By | April 1, 2015

Diverse mammals, including humans, have been found to carry distinct genomes in their cells. What does such genetic chimerism mean for health and disease?

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Short, Strong Signals

By | March 25, 2015

Methylation increases both the activity and instability of the signaling protein Notch.

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Behavior Brief

By | March 9, 2015

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Forgetful Bees Try New Flowers

By | March 1, 2015

Researchers demonstrate false memories in bumblebees.

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Canine Facial Recognition

By | February 13, 2015

Dogs can distinguish between angry and happy human faces, a study finds.

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Aping Language

By | February 6, 2015

Chimpanzees can learn “words” for objects, a study suggests.

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Roach Conformity

By | February 4, 2015

Individual cockroaches can be shy or bold, but they alter their behavior to fit in with a group, a study shows.

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Taking Turns

By | February 3, 2015

Using GPS trackers, researchers demonstrate an energy-saving flight strategy for migratory birds.

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Panic of the Disco Clam

By | January 6, 2015

The mollusk’s flashy tactics scare off predators.

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