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Book Excerpt from The Murder of Cleopatra

By Pat Brown | March 1, 2013

In Chapter 1, “The Coldest Case,” author and criminal profiler Pat Brown sets the scene for her quest to prove that the Egyptian queen did not commit suicide.

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Capsule Reviews

By Annie Gottlieb | March 1, 2013

The Undead, Frankenstein's Cat, The Universe Within, and Physics in Mind

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Contributors

By Beth Marie Mole | March 1, 2013

Meet some of the people featured in the March 2013 issue of The Scientist.

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CSI: Ancient Alexandria

By Pat Brown | March 1, 2013

A reexamination of the facts surrounding the death of Cleopatra VII reveals that the Egyptian queen was murdered—and not by an asp.

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | March 1, 2013

March 2013's selection of notable quotes

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Instant Messaging

By Savraj S. Grewal | March 1, 2013

During development, communication between organs determines their relative final size.

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Science on Celluloid

By Andrew P. Han | February 28, 2013

Scientist? Filmmaker? Alexis Gambis welcomes both labels.

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Through the Eyes of a Giant

By Mary Beth Aberlin | February 15, 2013

A new play explores the mind of the father of modern physics through his interactions—factual and imagined—with a curmudgeonly colleague.

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Why Women’s Eggs Don’t Last

By Kate Yandell | February 13, 2013

As reproductive tissues age, DNA repair mechanisms become less efficient, causing genomic damage to accumulate.

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Open-Review Journal Launched

By Edyta Zielinska | February 13, 2013

A new journal that publishes peer review comments alongside its manuscripts goes live.

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