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Herring Impaired

By | December 1, 2013

Changing ion channel densities allows fish to tune their hearing to male reproductive calls during breeding periods. 

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Top 10 Innovations 2013

By | December 1, 2013

The Scientist’s annual competition uncovered a bonanza of interesting technologies that made their way onto the market and into labs this year.

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Public View of Science in EU

By | November 18, 2013

A new public opinion poll shows European Union citizens feel favorably about science and technology, but in the dark about advances in the fields.

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Behavior Brief

By | November 17, 2013

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Mental Map

By | November 13, 2013

From determining structures to figuring out functions, brain-mapping scientists are applying new technologies to understand the hub of the central nervous system.

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The Epigenetics of Drug Abuse

By | November 11, 2013

At the Society for Neuroscience conference, researchers present results linking the epigenome to heroin and cocaine addiction.

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Monkey-Machine Interface

By | November 11, 2013

Researchers have shown that rhesus monkeys can control the movements of two virtual avatar arms simultaneously.

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Opinion: Who We Work For

By | November 5, 2013

On winning hearts, minds, and votes for science

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Contributors

By | November 1, 2013

Meet some of the people featured in the November 2013 issue of The Scientist.

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Cortex Tour

By | November 1, 2013

Travel through the outer layers of a mouse brain thanks to array tomography and Stanford University's Stephen Smith.

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