Meet some of the people featured in the May 2013 issue of The Scientist.
We're All Connected
A look at some of biology’s communication networks
Speaking of Science
May 2013's selection of notable quotes
Children watching clips of Sesame Street inside fMRI scanners yield unprecedented insights into the functioning of their brains.
IDing War Victims
Libyan scientists, soon to be trained in countries around the world, are undertaking a massive search mission to find missing loved ones among thousands of dead bodies, casualties of the country’s recent popular revolution.
Little White and the Three Toxins
Previously unknown poisonous compounds isolated from a new species of mushroom may be responsible for the deaths of hundreds in China, but precisely how the fungus killed its victims is not clear.
A new DNA assay developed by forensic scientists helps archaeologists reconstruct eye and hair color from old teeth and bones.