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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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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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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 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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Gigapixel Photography

By Cristina Luiggi | June 22, 2012

Imagine a panoramic photograph with such high resolution that you could zoom in on a postage stamp more than half a mile away, or read signs that are blocks away from your vantage point. That is just what researchers at Duke University have created.

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Discovering Phasmids

By Jef Akst | June 9, 2012

Shortly after a rat infested supply ship ran around in Lord Howe Island off the east coast of Australia in 1918, the newly introduced mammals wiped out the island's phasmids—stick insects the size of a human hand. 


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2012 Bio-Art Winners

By Megan Scudellari | May 25, 2012

Check out the 10 images that won FASEB's first annual Bio-Art competition.


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Telltale Tortoises

By Jef Akst | April 1, 2012

Researchers are permanently marking endangered reptiles in Madagascar to keep the animals from entering the illegal wildlife trade. Read the full story. [gallery]


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BeetleCam, Take Two

By Cristina Luiggi | March 15, 2012

The BeetleCam is back! And this time, it’s lion proof. 


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