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Jungle Field Trip

By The Scientist Staff | December 1, 2015

Travel to remote rain forests in Papua New Guinea with researchers from The Nature Conservancy who are working with native people to characterize ecosystems there using sound.

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H.M.’s Brain

By Rina Shaikh-Lesko | May 9, 2014

Scenes from the labs that study the unique organ

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Renard's Menagerie

By Abby Olena | January 1, 2014

Some of the fantastical marine life depicted in a rare, 18th-century book

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Out of Sight

By Nsikan Akpan | September 1, 2013

The community-based healthcare effort that helped stamp out river blindness in one area of Sudan

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Hunker Bunker

By Jef Akst | August 1, 2013

Inside the Cold War bunker where wildlife biologists tried to create a safe haven for bats at risk of contracting a deadly fungal disease

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Making Good on Research

By Beth Marie Mole | June 1, 2013

Scientists working in developing nations who engage in capacity building find it bolsters the lives of locals and their own work.

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The Birthday Conference

By Jef Akst | November 1, 2012

Snapshots from an annual meeting that celebrates the birth of a prominent biologist

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Mummy's Little Secret

By Hayley Dunning | November 1, 2012

Preserved remains from the Andes yield clues about infectious diseases.

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Self-Medicating Animals

By Sabrina Richards | October 23, 2012

From insects to mammals, the animal kingdom sometimes cures its own ills.

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Bottom Dwellers

By Cristina Luiggi | September 1, 2012

See some of the images brought up from early trips to the Galápagos Rift, where an ecosystem thrives around hydrothermal vents.

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