Meet some of the people featured in the June 2015 issue of The Scientist.
New Legs to Stand On
Reconstructing the past using ancient DNA
Speaking of Science
June 2015's selection of notable quotes
A Plague on Pachyderms
At least seven species of herpesvirus commonly infect elephants. At zoos, keepers scramble to save calves, who are particularly vulnerable to the viruses.
Physical contact helps determine who’s present among baboons’ gut bacteria.
Texas Tech undergraduate students band together to conduct research in remembrance of a classmate.
Adapting to Arsenic
Andean communities may have evolved the ability to metabolize arsenic, a trait that could be the first documented example of a toxic substance acting as an agent of natural selection in humans.