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The artist discusses music as a means to get kids excited about science, and the inspiration he took from astrophysics and polar bears.

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Scientists Fear DACA Cancellation

By Jef Akst and Shawna Williams | September 4, 2017

Some researchers are at risk of job loss and even deportation if Trump decides to end a program that allows undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children to obtain work permits. 

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Speaking of Science: 2016

By Bob Grant | December 19, 2016

Selected quotes from an eventful year

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Does Productivity Diminish Research Quality?

By Anna Azvolinsky | September 28, 2016

More papers correlate with top-cited research for more-established academics, but not newly minted professors, according to a study.  

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Most Gut Microbes Can Be Cultured

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | May 4, 2016

Contrary to the popular thought that many species are “unculturable,” the majority of bacteria known to populate the human gut can be grown in the lab, scientists show.

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The 2016 Salary Survey Is Here

By The Scientist Staff | March 18, 2016

Answer some brief questions and help us determine the most current salary outlook for life scientists and earn a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card.

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The 2015 Salary Survey Is Complete

By The Scientist Staff | March 13, 2015

Thanks to everyone who participated in this year's survey. Please check back in November for the results.

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Sonic Experiment

By Jef Akst | January 29, 2015

An artist takes advantage of muscle-mimicking polymers to manipulate sounds.

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Review: “What Lies Beneath”

By Ajai Raj | June 23, 2014

An exhibit at the newly opened SciArt Center in New York City showcases work that explores hidden worlds.

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Bridging Two Worlds

By Rachel Bernstein | April 4, 2014

Lynne Quarmby’s love of the natural world inspires her to explore beyond her cell biology lab through art.

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