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Humongous Herbivorous Dinosaur

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | September 4, 2014

A near-complete titanosaur fossil provides new details of the dinosaurs’ lives. 

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Losing Languages

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | September 4, 2014

Biological criteria and evolutionary models help predict threats to spoken language, according to two studies.

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Deciding to Ditch Latin

By Tracy Vence | September 3, 2014

A report details how the International Botanical Congress agreed in favor of electronic-only publication and naming new species using English.

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Book Excerpt from The Lagoon

By Armand Marie Leroi | September 1, 2014

Author Armand Marie Leroi reminisces about the shells that sparked his love of science.

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A Long Line of LINEs

By Kate Yandell | September 1, 2014

Different mechanisms repress mobile DNA elements in human embryonic stem cells depending on the elements’ evolutionary ages.

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Aristotelian Biology

By Armand Marie Leroi | September 1, 2014

The ancient Greek philosopher was the first scientist.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | September 1, 2014

An Indomitable Beast, What If?, Superintelligence, and Dataclysm

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Head Scratchers

By Mary Beth Aberlin | September 1, 2014

Many natural phenomena elude our understanding.

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Sexless Hook-Up

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | September 1, 2014

Genome fusion at stem graft junctions can generate new plant species.

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | September 1, 2014

September 2014's selection of notable quotes

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