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Crowd Control

By Cristina Luiggi | July 1, 2013

Molecules, cells, or vertebrates—when individuals move and act as a single unit, surprisingly complex behaviors arise that hint at the origins of multicellularity.


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Image of the Day: E. coli Hunter

By The Scientist Staff | June 27, 2013

The Shiga toxin may help E. coli survive predation by the protist Tetrahymena.


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Jailed Scientist Attempted Suicide

By Dan Cossins | June 24, 2013

A leading Turkish academic imprisoned in 2012 on what his supporters say are unjust charges unsuccessfully tried to take his own life.  

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The Art of Science

By Chris Palmer | June 21, 2013

Princeton scientists and engineers create a stunning collection of scientific images better suited for a gallery than a lab meeting.


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Opinion: Going International

By Jane Payumo and Prema Arasu | June 10, 2013

US universities need to reach across their own borders to retain global scientific preeminence.


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Opinion: The Dilemma of Diversity

By Ed Smith | June 10, 2013

The NIH remains a Caucasian-dominated workforce. Why haven’t the agency’s efforts to diversify been successful?


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BPTW: By The Numbers

By The Scientist Staff | June 1, 2013

Take a closer look at some of the statistics generated by The Scientist's Best Place to Work Industry 2013 survey.


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Defending Against Plagiarism

By Jonathan Bailey | June 1, 2013

Publishers need to be proactive about detecting and deterring copied text.


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Making Good on Research

By Beth Marie Mole | June 1, 2013

Scientists working in developing nations who engage in capacity building find it bolsters the lives of locals and their own work.


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Misconduct Around the Globe

By Richard Smith and Tracey Koehlmoos | June 1, 2013

Research misconduct is not limited to the developed world, but few countries anywhere are responding adequately.


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