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Image of the Day: Camera-Toting Penguin

By The Scientist Staff | February 12, 2018

Researchers and BBC filmmakers strapped cameras to animals around the world for a new three-part nature series.

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image: David Julius Probes the Molecular Mechanics of Pain

David Julius Probes the Molecular Mechanics of Pain

By Anna Azvolinsky | January 1, 2018

For nearly 30 years, the UC San Francisco researcher has delved into unexplored corners of the nervous system.

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Watch This Biofilm

By The Scientist Staff | October 1, 2017

Researchers encoded moving images in DNA within living cells.

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image: Jennifer Lawrence to Star in Theranos Movie

Jennifer Lawrence to Star in Theranos Movie

By Tanya Lewis | June 13, 2016

The actress will portray the troubled blood testing startup’s founder, Elizabeth Holmes. 

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image: Another Andrew Wakefield Movie in the Works

Another Andrew Wakefield Movie in the Works

By Bob Grant | May 4, 2016

This one will be largely based on the discredited anti-vaccine researcher’s 2010 book.

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image: Anti-Vax Flick Pulled from Film Festival

Anti-Vax Flick Pulled from Film Festival

By Tracy Vence | March 28, 2016

Tribeca Film Festival organizers reverse their decision to screen a documentary by discredited researcher Andrew Wakefield.

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image: Neuroimaging Graces Times Square

Neuroimaging Graces Times Square

By Kerry Grens | November 26, 2014

A film showcasing stunning images of brain structures is lighting up New York City billboards for three minutes each night.

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image: Korean Stem Cell Film Tops Box Office

Korean Stem Cell Film Tops Box Office

By Bob Grant | October 9, 2014

A movie based on the Woo Suk Hwang cloning scandal is popular in South Korea, but the plotline strays from reality.

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A Fly on the Wall

By Dan Cossins | July 19, 2013

A geneticist-turned-filmmaker is making a movie set in Columbia University’s famous Fly Room, where the foundations for modern genetics were laid.

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Science on Celluloid

By Andrew P. Han | February 28, 2013

Scientist? Filmmaker? Alexis Gambis welcomes both labels.

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