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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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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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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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