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Contributors

By | May 1, 2013

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

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Pointed Science

By | May 1, 2013

University of Vermont neurologist Helene Langevin explains some emerging research attempting to explain the benefits of acupuncture.

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The Science of Acupuncture

By | May 1, 2013

Research is uncovering connective tissue's role in the benefits of the ancient practice.

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We're All Connected

By | May 1, 2013

A look at some of biology’s communication networks

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The Science of Stretch

By | May 1, 2013

The study of connective tissue is shedding light on pain and providing new explanations for alternative medicine.

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Alternative Medicines

By | July 1, 2012

As nonconventional medical treatments become increasingly mainstream, we take a look at the science behind some of the most popular.

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Hold That Thought

By | September 1, 2011

In the memory circuits of the aging brain and the signaling pathways of pain, science is trading mystery for mastery.

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Puncturing the Myth

By | September 1, 2011

Purinergic signaling, not mystical energy, may explain how acupuncture works.

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