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Try acting like a scientist

By Daniel Grushkin | August 5, 2010

Actor Alan Alda teaches a new generation of researchers how to communicate with the public

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Seeking top innovations of 2010

By The Scientist Staff | August 3, 2010

Did you work on or use a new technology that could transform the field? If so, enter it into our annual contest

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The Prometheus Project

By Douglas E. Richards | July 29, 2010

Read an excerpt from the first book in series of young adult novels that's being hailed as science's answer to Harry Potter

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Q&A: EU science under Belgium

By Richard P. Grant | July 22, 2010

The new EU president talks priorities, economic recovery, and how they plan to make scientists' lives easier over the next six months

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Opinion: Erase science's blacklist

By Suresh Radhakrishnan | July 14, 2010

A researcher recently found guilty of misconduct argues that he—and all other penalized scientists—still have a valuable place in science.

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Tickling the NIH ivories

By Lauren Urban | July 9, 2010

The grand piano in the National Institutes of Health's Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Center fills the facility with music

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Dining with frogs

By Daniel Grushkin | July 2, 2010

A molecular gastronomer and environmental artist team up to make diners reconsider the source of their food and the impacts of their eating habits

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The Youth Pill

By David Stipp | June 25, 2010

A new book explores the science behind the quest to extend healthy life span

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Web genomics exposes ethics gaps

By Amy Maxmen | June 24, 2010

While connecting SNPs to playful traits such as curly hair and optimism, 23andMe reveals loopholes in the regulation of genomics research

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Brain paintings

By Vanessa Schipani | June 11, 2010

An artist and a neuroscientist are plumbing the depths of human perception to create works of art that explore quirks in how we view the world

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