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Speaking of Science

By | July 1, 2011

July 2011's selection of notable quotes

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Trading Pelts for Pestilence

By | July 1, 2011

When European explorers and fishermen began to frequent Canada’s shores in the 16th century, they brought with them a plethora of tools and trinkets, including knives, axes, kettles, and blankets. 

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Last Day for Salary Survey

By | June 26, 2011

Today is your last chance to participate in our 2011 survey of life science salaries.

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Speaking of Science

By | June 24, 2011

June 2011's selection of notable quotes

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Darwin Goes Digital

By | June 24, 2011

Much of Charles Darwin’s personal library–both his books and what he wrote within them--is now available online.

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Head trauma in the funny pages

By | June 17, 2011

Researchers are using real-world methods to study traumatic brain injuries in a comic book.

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2011 World Science Festival: A look back

By | June 10, 2011

The Scientist covered some of the events that made this year's festival memorable.

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Primal Fashion

By | June 9, 2011

Two sisters—Kate, a developmental biologist, and Helen, a high-end fashion designer—team up to develop a couture collection inspired by the first 1,000 hours of embryonic life. 

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Hard and Harder

By | June 5, 2011

The path to eradicating malaria in Africa involves much more than just a vaccine.

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In Chapter 9, "We Were Hunted, Which is Why All of Us are Afraid Some of the Time and Some of Us are Afraid All of the Time," author Rob Dunn explains how predators shaped our evolution as we cowered and ran from their ravenous maws.

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