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Motor Lock

By | January 1, 2012

Editor’s choice in structural biology

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Pits Stopped

By | January 1, 2012

Editor’s choice in cell biology

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2011's Best and Brightest

By | January 1, 2012

In its brief, 4-year history, The Scientist’s annual Top 10 Innovations contest has become a showcase of the coolest life science tools to emerge in the previous year. 

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Speaking of Science

By | January 1, 2012

January 2012's selection of notable quotes

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Magnetic Swimmers Cultured

By | December 22, 2011

For the first time, researchers culture a bacteria that uses a magnetic sulfide compound to navigate.

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Top People of 2011

By | December 21, 2011

The Scientist recounts the year’s top science prize winners and top-notch scientists that passed away.

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Monkeys Track Radiation

By | December 16, 2011

Scientists near the Fukushima plant are equipping wild monkeys with radiation collars to get better sense of their exposure in the wild.

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The Tradeoff of Stress

By | December 15, 2011

For nematode worms, a bigger stress response means a healthier, longer life, but fewer babies.

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Hard-to-Get Stem Cells

By | December 14, 2011

More than one quarter of US researchers studying human embryonic stem cells say they’ve had trouble acquiring cell lines of interest.

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Brightness of Buttercups

By | December 13, 2011

Researchers explain the luminous quality of yellow buttercups.

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