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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | June 1, 2015

June 2015's selection of notable quotes

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Why Mice Like Massages

By Edyta Zielinska | February 1, 2013

Researchers pinpoint a gene marker for neurons sensitive to gentle touch such as grooming.

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | February 1, 2013

February 2013's selection of notable quotes

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Will GM Insects Help Stop Disease?

By Sabrina Richards | January 21, 2013

A variety of genetic strategies to counter insect-borne diseases are close to maturity.

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American Chestnut to Rise Again

By Dan Cossins | October 5, 2012

The American chestnut tree, almost wiped out by a fungus from Asia, could soon be resurrected in blight-resistant form.

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Who Are We Really?

By Kieran O’Doherty | March 1, 2012

Manipulating the human microbiome has ethical implications.

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