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Opinion: Younger Is Better

By David T. Harris | August 31, 2012

Stem cells collected from younger donors are more effective for transplantation and regenerative medicine than those from older individuals.

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Stalking Sharks

By Jef Akst | August 30, 2012

Researchers monitor the movement of the Pacific’s largest predators and share the information with the world in real time.

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Curiouser and Curiouser

By Kenneth C. Catania | August 23, 2012

A review of the new book Curious Behavior, which delves into the quirks of human conduct.

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Do That Again

By Nina Bai | August 15, 2012

A new initiative offers gold stars to researchers willing to have their studies replicated by other labs, but will it fix science’s growing irreproducibility problem?

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The Eternal Digital Dance

By Ashley P. Taylor | August 9, 2012

Choreographer Merce Cunningham achieved a kind of immortality by employing technology to capture a solo dance that he never taught to his pupils.

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Opinion: Bias Is Unavoidable

By Lisa Cosgrove | August 7, 2012

Simply disclosing conflicts of interest is not enough.

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Opinion: The Postdoc Challenge

By Magdia De Jesus | August 1, 2012

Financial hardships of young scientists in training are forcing many talented researchers to find new careers.

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Opinion: Scientists’ Intuitive Failures

By Matthew C. Nisbet and Dietram A. Scheufele | July 23, 2012

Much of what researchers believe about the public and effective communication is wrong.

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Last Chance for 2012 Salary Survey

By The Scientist Staff | July 10, 2012

The Scientist has extended the deadline for our survey for another week. Take 5 minutes to help us determine the most current salary data for life scientists.

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Roundup from Microbiology Meeting

By Edyta Zielinska | June 21, 2012

Some of the interesting stories researchers were discussing at this year’s American Society of Microbiology meeting in San Francisco.

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