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A Chill Issue

By Mary Beth Aberlin | February 1, 2013

The very cold, the merely chilled, and the colorful

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In the Long Run

By Mary Beth Aberlin | December 1, 2012

Can emulating our early human ancestors make us healthier?

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Long and Rocky Roads

By Mary Beth Aberlin | November 1, 2012

From basic research to beneficial therapies

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Survival of the Fittest (to print)

By Mary Beth Aberlin | August 1, 2012

Science publishing is locked in an evolutionary arms race as it edges further into the digital age.

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Meeting of the Minds

By Mary Beth Aberlin | July 1, 2012

New changes at The Scientist will ensure that we continue to showcase the best and brightest ideas in the life sciences.

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Avant-Garde Science

By Mary Beth Aberlin | June 1, 2012

Why naked mole-rats and experimental gene therapies remind me of groundbreaking artists.

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Agents Provocateurs

By Mary Beth Aberlin | April 1, 2012

Asking pointed questions is a key part of the scientific process.

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Tricky Trials

By Mary Beth Aberlin | March 1, 2012

Studies on safety, efficacy, or dosing of drugs in children, or on nutritional supplements, are not run-of-the-mill.

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. . . And Many Happy Returns

By Mary Beth Aberlin | October 1, 2011

To the great scientific leaps witnessed during our first 25 years, and the game changers yet to come.

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Seeing the Forest for the Trees

By Mary Beth Aberlin | August 1, 2011

Getting the big picture means asking lots of little questions.

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