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Salary Stats

By Chris Palmer and Kate Yandell | November 1, 2013

Surprising trends reveal themselves in this year's Salary Survey statistics.

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Some Nerve

By Greg Dunn | November 1, 2013

The neuron-inspired art of erstwhile neuroscientist Greg Dunn

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | November 1, 2013

November 2013's selection of notable quotes

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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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Secret Botulism Paper Published

By Bob Grant | October 18, 2013

The discovery of a new form of the deadly botulinum toxin gets published, but its sequence is kept under wraps until an antidote is developed.

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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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A New Antibiotic?

By Tracy Vence | October 16, 2013

Scientists show that peptide-conjugated phosphorodiamidate morpholino oligomers can effectively silence essential bacterial genes.

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Bacteria Trade Genes

By Abby Olena | October 1, 2013

Extremophiles living in Antarctica’s salty Deep Lake exchange genes much more often than previously observed in nature.

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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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