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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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All Eyes On Stem Cells

By Jeffrey M. Perkel | October 1, 2014

See the striking images behind the quest to develop stem cell therapeutics for vision disorders.


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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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STW: In the Field

By Dan Cossins | August 1, 2013

Scientist to Watch Josh Snodgrass has traveled the world, from Siberia to South America, to study how the physiology of indigenous peoples shifts with changing lifestyles.


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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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Game On

By The Scientist Staff | January 3, 2013

Check out some of the games being used in serious scientific research, education, and treatment.


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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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