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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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Mission: Possible

By Mary Beth Aberlin | October 1, 2012

Cooperation, not competition, is the way forward.

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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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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.


A Truly Happy Return

By Mary Beth Aberlin | December 1, 2011

After a roller-coaster of an October, The Scientist resumes publication under new ownership.


. . . 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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Hold That Thought

By Mary Beth Aberlin | September 1, 2011

In the memory circuits of the aging brain and the signaling pathways of pain, science is trading mystery for mastery.


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The “Me Decade” of Cancer

By Sarah Greene | April 1, 2011

Drugs that target specific tumors are harbingers of a new era of genetically informed medicine.


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