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Last Chance to Enter the Fray

By The Scientist Staff | June 12, 2017

You only have a couple of days left to submit a product in The Scientist's Top 10 Innovation competition. Your product can't win if it doesn't get in!


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Oklahoma De-funds Science Fair

By Kerry Grens | April 12, 2017

Students launch a fundraising campaign to rescue the event, which was a casualty of budget cuts to the state’s education department. 


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The History of Optogenetics Revised

By Kerry Grens | September 1, 2016

Credit for the neuroscience technique has largely overlooked the researcher who first demonstrated the method.


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Behavior Brief

By Jenny Rood | February 6, 2015

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research


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A New Breed

By Kerry Grens | December 1, 2014

Genomics and advanced reproductive technologies have turned cattle breeding into a whole new animal.


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Clone Wars

By Kerry Grens | December 1, 2014

Watch scenes from the 2013 World Dairy Expo, where KHW Regiment Apple-Red-ET won the reserve championship while her clone took home the grand championship.

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Science Speak

By Rina Shaikh-Lesko | August 1, 2014

Contests that challenge young scientists to explain their research without jargon are turning science communication into a competitive sport.


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Scientific Elevator Pitches

By Rina Shaikh-Lesko | August 1, 2014

A number of competitions around the world are challenging young scientists to describe their research in mere minutes.


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Doodoo Rendezvous

By Bob Grant | July 1, 2014

Watch flightless dung beetles (Circellium bacchus), sneaky copulators and crap connoisseurs, do their thing in South Africa.


The British public votes to make creating a better test for bacterial infections the goal of the UK government’s Longitude Prize.

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