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Beard Beer

By | October 4, 2012

A brewmaster is creating a signature concoction using yeast found in his facial hair.

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Contributors

October 1, 2012

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

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Mission: Possible

By | October 1, 2012

Cooperation, not competition, is the way forward.

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Medicines for the World

By | October 1, 2012

A global R&D treaty could boost innovation and improve the health of the world’s poor—and rich.

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Obama's Science Report Card

By | October 1, 2012

A look at what the President achieved during his first term in the areas of health, space science, energy, environment, and science education

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Science and Democracy

By | October 1, 2012

Researchers and conscientious citizens must unite against the partisan rancor in American politics and restore the role of scientific information in policymaking.

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Speaking of Science

By | October 1, 2012

October 2012's selection of notable quotes

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Evolving Dependence

By | September 27, 2012

Scientists unravel the confusing molecular biology behind a fruit fly’s reliance on a single type of cactus.

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Environmental Policy Expert Dies

By | September 19, 2012

A former head of the Environmental Protection Agency, and one of the early forces behind the Clean Air Act, dies at 92.

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Agriculture-Ecology Initiative Announced

By | September 18, 2012

The US Department of Agriculture announces a partnership of 10 study sites to help promote long-term research.

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