Wired for Story, Dreamland, Homo Mysterious, and Vagina
Meet some of the people featured in the September 2012 issue of The Scientist.
Because of a lack of touch, upper-limb prosthetic users must look at their prosthetic hands the whole time they use them. Unfortunately, the prosthetics research community has put most of its efforts into making arms with wider ranges of motion and m
Of Frogs and Embryos
Associate Professor in Molecular Cell & Developmental Biology at the University of Texas at Austin, John Wallingford, makes his living using cutting-edge microscopic techniques to watch developmental events unfold in real time.
See some of the images brought up from early trips to the Galápagos Rift, where an ecosystem thrives around hydrothermal vents.
Sense and Sensibility
Why is tactile perception so fundamental to life?
Speaking of Science
September 2012's selection of notable quotes
Researchers are learning how species from across the animal kingdom use seismic signals to mate, hunt, solve territorial disputes, and much more.