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Inner Ear Cartography

By Ruth Williams | September 1, 2015

Scientists map the position of cells within the organ of Corti.

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Orchestrating Organoids

By Kelly Rae Chi | September 1, 2015

A guide to crafting tissues in a dish that reprise in vivo organs

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Whaling Specimens, 1930s

By Amanda B. Keener | September 1, 2015

Fetal specimens collected by commercial whalers offer insights into how whales may have evolved their specialized hearing organs.

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Q&A: Placental Ponderings

By Christopher Coe | August 27, 2015

Biologist Christopher Coe answers readers’ questions about the prescient organ.

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A Case of Sexual Ambiguity, 1865

By Amanda B. Keener | August 1, 2015

This year marks the 150th anniversary of an autopsy report describing the first known case of a sexual development disorder.

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Contributors

By Amanda B. Keener | August 1, 2015

Meet some of the people featured in the August 2015 issue of The Scientist.

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Gene Expression in a Drop

By Ruth Williams | August 1, 2015

Tens of thousands of individual cells can have their transcriptomes analyzed simultaneously thanks to two new techniques.

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Get With the Program

By Jeffrey M. Perkel | August 1, 2015

DIY tips for adding coding to your analysis arsenal

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Leaving an Imprint

By Anna Azvolinsky | August 1, 2015

Among the first to discover epigenetic reprogramming during mammalian development, Wolf Reik has been studying the dynamics of the epigenome for 30 years.

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Messages in the Noise

By Sarah C.P. Williams | August 1, 2015

After spending more than a decade developing tools to study patterns in gene sequences, bioinformaticians are now working on programs to analyze epigenomics data.

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