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2013 Life Sciences Salary Survey

By Chris Palmer and Kate Yandell | November 1, 2013

The Scientist opened up its annual Salary Survey to our international readers for the first time, revealing stark differences between average pay in the U.S., Europe, and the rest of the world.

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Opinion: Academic Waste

By Linda Feighery | October 17, 2013

From funding to publishing, academic research needlessly burns through time and money.

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On Point

By Abby Olena | October 11, 2013

Researchers demonstrate that elephants can use human pointing cues to find hidden food.

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Catch My Drift?

By Jef Akst | October 1, 2013

Dogs are proving to be more in tune to human communication than any other animal, but how much they really understand about people’s intentions is up for debate.

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Bonding in the Lab

By Kate Yandell | October 1, 2013

How to make your lab less like a factory and more like a family

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Book Excerpt from Evolution and Medicine

By Robert Perlman | October 1, 2013

In Chapter 11, “Man-made diseases,” author Robert Perlman describes how socioeconomic health disparities arise in hierarchical societies.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | October 1, 2013

Perv, Behind the Shock Machine, The Gaia Hypothesis, and Life at the Speed of Light

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | October 1, 2013

October 2013's selection of notable quotes

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The Price of DNA IDs

By Jef Akst | September 16, 2013

Following natural disasters or violent political turmoil, DNA science can help identify victims. But what if a country can’t afford the technology?

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Opinion: Making Room for Rising Stars

By Brad Fenwick | September 4, 2013

Dealing with the delicate matter of retirement for aging academics

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