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Bridging Two Worlds

By Rachel Bernstein | April 4, 2014

Lynne Quarmby’s love of the natural world inspires her to explore beyond her cell biology lab through art.


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Lynne Quarmby - Artist

By Rachel Bernstein | April 4, 2014

The professor of molecular biology and biochemistry at Simon Fraser University is also an accomplished painter.


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The Structure of Flowers

By Jef Akst | April 4, 2014

Architecture student-turned-artist Macato Murayama creates beautiful images inspired by the intricate anatomy of flowers.


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The Right to Not Know

By Rina Shaikh-Lesko | April 2, 2014

Patients should be able to decline learning about incidental genetic findings when undergoing whole-genome screens, according to new expert recommendations.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | April 1, 2014

Cancer Virus, A Window on Eternity, Murderous Minds, and The Extreme Life of the Sea


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Dermatologically Derived

By Jef Akst | April 1, 2014

Inspired by turkey skin, researchers devise a bacteriophage-based sensor whose color changes upon binding specific molecules.


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Dissecting Consciousness

By Michio Kaku | April 1, 2014

Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku describes his new theory of consciousness.


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Future Minded

By Michio Kaku | April 1, 2014

Imagine consciousness traveling at the speed of light.


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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | April 1, 2014

April 2014's selection of notable quotes


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The Working Vacation

By Bob Grant | April 1, 2014

Sabbaticals are one of the perks of the academic life. They may seem daunting to implement, but the time away could prove invaluable to your career.  

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