Meet some of the people featured in the February 2016 issue of The Scientist.
Plants can’t run away from attackers, so they’ve evolved unique immune defenses to protect themselves.
Speaking of Science
February 2016's selection of notable quotes
Is the public dissection of zoo animals a boon to research and education, a PR nightmare, or both?
A synthetic interview with the father of evolutionary theory, now available as a smartphone app, teaches students and the public about the famed biologist.
Keep Off the Grass
Ecologists focused on grasslands urge policymakers to keep forestation efforts in check.
Life After Sequencing
Fifteen years after publication of the human genome’s first draft sequence, what has become of the hundreds of researchers who worked on the project?