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Anti-science in Tennessee Classrooms

By | April 12, 2012

A new law opens the door to teaching creationism and climate change denialism in the state's public schools.


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Inferring DNA from RNA

By | April 11, 2012

A new technique to derive DNA information from non-DNA sources, such as RNA, threatens the anonymity of genetic database donors.


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Big Money for Big Data

By | April 2, 2012

The Obama administration pledges $200 million for better ways of managing and extracting information from large data sets.



April 1, 2012

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


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The World in a Cabinet, 1600s

By | April 1, 2012

A 17th century Danish doctor arranges a museum of natural history oddities in his own home.


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So You Think About Dance?

By | March 30, 2012

Spectators experience some of the same brain impulses as the dancers they're watching.


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Collecting Cancer Data

By | March 29, 2012

Two new cancer cell line databases bursting with genomic and drug profiling data may help researchers identify drug targets.


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James Cameron Hits Rock Bottom

By | March 27, 2012

The movie director-turned-explorer made the 6.8-mile drop to the deepest point on the seafloor, but wasn’t too impressed by what he found.


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Nervy Production

By | March 23, 2012

A new play about the father of modern neuroscience explores the many facets of Santiago Ramón y Cajal's work, personality, and life.


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Research is Tough for Dads Too

By | March 12, 2012

A new survey finds that men as well as women scientists struggle to find time for family and life outside of the lab.


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