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Gifted in Science

By Kerry Grens | September 1, 2012

Researchers look to the emerging phenomenon of "crowdfunding" to pay for their work

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Glass Shape Speeds Drinking

By Jef Akst | August 31, 2012

The shape of the glass holding your favorite brew can affect how quickly you get drunk.

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Stalking Sharks

By Jef Akst | August 30, 2012

Researchers monitor the movement of the Pacific’s largest predators and share the information with the world in real time.

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Submit Your Innovations Today!

By The Scientist Staff | August 29, 2012

You have until the end of this week (Sept. 21 @ 11:59 PM, EDT) to submit your product to The Scientist's 2012 Top 10 Innovations. Be sure to enter your innovative products!

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Curiouser and Curiouser

By Kenneth C. Catania | August 23, 2012

A review of the new book Curious Behavior, which delves into the quirks of human conduct.

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Do That Again

By Nina Bai | August 15, 2012

A new initiative offers gold stars to researchers willing to have their studies replicated by other labs, but will it fix science’s growing irreproducibility problem?

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Sanctioned Psychiatrist Off Restriction

By Jef Akst | August 14, 2012

Charles Nemeroff, who was barred from receiving grants for 2 years in 2008, snags $401K from the NIH to study PTSD.

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The Eternal Digital Dance

By Ashley P. Taylor | August 9, 2012

Choreographer Merce Cunningham achieved a kind of immortality by employing technology to capture a solo dance that he never taught to his pupils.

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Opinion: Bias Is Unavoidable

By Lisa Cosgrove | August 7, 2012

Simply disclosing conflicts of interest is not enough.

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Opinion: The Postdoc Challenge

By Magdia De Jesus | August 1, 2012

Financial hardships of young scientists in training are forcing many talented researchers to find new careers.

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