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Best Places to Work Industry 2013

By The Scientist Staff | June 1, 2013

Our final survey of the life-science industry workplace highlights the companies—small and large, domestic and international—that are making their researchers feel valued and at home.


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It Takes a Village

By Beth Marie Mole | June 1, 2013

Scientists working in developing countries find that giving back to local communities enriches their own research.


Malaria parasites transmitted via mosquitoes elicit a more effective immune response and cause less severe infection than those directly injected into red blood cells.


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Behavior Brief

By Dan Cossins | May 23, 2013

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Macrophages Drive Regeneration

By Edyta Zielinska | May 22, 2013

The activity of one type of immune cell helps regrow the limbs of amputated salamanders.


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New Guardians Against Diabetes?

By Ed Yong | May 20, 2013

A new class of immune cell could protect against type 1 diabetes by suppressing other immune cells.

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Opinion: Ethics Training in Science

By James Hicks | May 14, 2013

The NIH has required researchers to receive instruction about responsible conduct for more than 20 years, but misconduct is still on the rise.


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Opinion: Remediating Misconduct

By James DuBois | May 14, 2013

Should institutions invest in changing the behavior of scientists found guilty of violating research rules and ethics?


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Gregory Sonnenberg: Cellular Spy

By Dan Cossins | May 1, 2013

Research Associate, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. Age: 27

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Suited to a T

By Kelly Rae Chi | May 1, 2013

Sorting out T-cell functional and phenotypic heterogeneity depends on studying single cells.

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