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Science and Stanzas

By | December 1, 2011

A poet finds artistic inspiration in her work as a scientist and new perceptions in the lines and linkages of her art.

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Teen DNA Detectives

By | December 1, 2011

Genomicist Mark Stoeckle and three high school students have taken do-it-yourself science to a new level. 

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Barcode High

By | December 1, 2011

The story of a group of high school students who, with the help of a Rockefeller University researcher, conducted and published studies on the biological provenance of sushi and teas from around New York City.

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Lipitor Patent Expires

By | November 30, 2011

The pharmaceutical darling that has brought billions in revenue to Pfizer over the past 15 years will now share the shelves with its generic competitors.

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Nanomagnets Clean Blood?

By | November 30, 2011

A magnetic nanoparticle is being designed to help draw toxins out of the bloodstream.

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Citizen Science Goes Marine

By | November 30, 2011

A new public science project asks people at home to match whale songs in hopes of better understanding their language.

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Cancer’s Escape Routes

By | November 30, 2011

Scientists are beginning to discover myriad strategies tumors use to avoid attacks by anti-cancer drugs.

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How Are We Doing?

By | November 29, 2011

Let us know what you like about The Scientist, and how we can improve our coverage of the life sciences.

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Psychopathic Pathology

By | November 28, 2011

The brains of psychopaths have a different structure than healthy brains, perhaps explaining their antisocial and impulsive behaviors.

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Mikovits Extradition Delayed

By | November 23, 2011

The controversial chronic fatigue researcher will not be extradited to face felony charges for at least a month.

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