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New Human Species?

By | March 15, 2012

Researchers have analyzed centuries-old human remains found in China and suggest adding a member to our evolutionary tree.

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Ozone Defender Dies

By | March 13, 2012

Nobel Laureate Sherwood Rowland, who first demonstrated that the ozone layer could be destroyed by chemical pollutants, passes away at age 84.

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Dinosaurs’ Shiny Black Feathers

By | March 9, 2012

A 130 million-year-old winged dinosaur offers scientist the oldest evidence of iridescent feathers.

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Genome Digest

By | March 7, 2012

Meet the species whose DNA has recently been sequenced.

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The Sweet Sounds of Spider Silk

By | March 7, 2012

A researcher spins spider silk into violin strings.

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Antarctic Invasion

By | March 5, 2012

Invasive species threaten the most pristine place on Earth.

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Jurassic Parasites

By | March 1, 2012

Fossilized fleas dating as far back as 165 million years provide clues of early flea evolution.

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Contributors

March 1, 2012

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

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One Year On

By | March 1, 2012

Some thoughts about the ecological fallout from Fukushima

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Snake Tales

By | March 1, 2012

An anthropologist and a herpetologist join forces to reveal the complex shared evolutionary and ecological history of pythons and primates.

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