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Is Earth Special?

By David Waltham | March 1, 2014

Reconsidering the uniqueness of life on our planet

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RNA Origins

By Jef Akst | March 1, 2014

See March 2014 Scientist to Watch Matthew Powner explain his work exploring the chemical origins of life on Earth.

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | March 1, 2014

March 2014's selection of notable quotes

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RNA World 2.0

By Jef Akst | March 1, 2014

Most scientists believe that ribonucleic acid played a key role in the origin of life on Earth, but the versatile molecule isn’t the whole story.  

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Review: “Please Continue”

By Tracy Vence | February 11, 2014

A play that dramatizes Stanley Milgram’s infamous social psychology experiments from the 1960s captures the personal side of human research.

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Book Excerpt from Buddhist Biology

By David P. Barash | February 1, 2014

In Chapter 1, “A Science Sutra,” author David Barash describes how the ancient philosophy might form the perfect link between science and religion.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | February 1, 2014

Me, Myself, and Why, RedDevil 4, Neanderthal Man, and Science from Sight to Insight

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Phil Baran: Molecule Magician

By Abby Olena | February 1, 2014

Professor, Chemistry, The Scripps Research Institute. Age: 36

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | February 1, 2014

February 2014's selection of notable quotes

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Science Cartoonist Doesn’t Draw “Funny Style”

By Becca Cudmore | January 31, 2014

Sidney Harris communicates science with minimal line work.

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