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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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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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Photonic Colored Creatures

By Cristina Luiggi | February 1, 2013

Animals and plants come in a dizzying array of colors. Current research is cracking into the remarkable structures behind nature's artistic display.

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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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The Best of the 2012 Labbies

By The Scientist Staff | October 1, 2012

Check out image finalists and winners, as well as other memorable submissions to this year’s Labby Multimedia Awards.


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Of Frogs and Embryos

By Karen Hopkin | September 1, 2012

Associate Professor in Molecular Cell & Developmental Biology at the University of Texas at Austin, John Wallingford, makes his living using cutting-edge microscopic techniques to watch developmental events unfold in real time.


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