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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | June 1, 2012

The Aha! Moment, Imagine, Ignorance, and The Age of Insight

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Book Excerpt from The Mara Crossing

By Ruth Padel | June 1, 2012

Author Ruth Padel tells the stories of John James Audubon and cellular migration in prose and verse

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Contributors

June 1, 2012

Meet some of the people featured in the June 2012 issue of The Scientist.

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Food's Afterlife

By Edyta Zielinska | May 25, 2012

Meals left to mold develop colors, mycelia, and beads of digested juices, sparking the eye of an artist, and the slight concern of a mycologist.

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2012 Bio-Art Winners

By Megan Scudellari | May 25, 2012

Check out the 10 images that won FASEB's first annual Bio-Art competition.

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Lab Bench Beauty

By Megan Scudellari | May 25, 2012

Ten scientist-produced images take top honors in the first annual Bio-Art competition.

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Misconduct on the Rise

By Bob Grant | May 21, 2012

Retractions of scientific studies due to plagiarism, falsification, and other instances of researchers behaving badly have skyrocketed in the past decade.

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How Much Do You Make?

By The Scientist Staff | May 16, 2012

Fill out our annual Salary Survey to help us calculate the most current salary data for life scientists.

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Breastfeeding Toddlers Okay

By Megan Scudellari | May 16, 2012

A provocative Time cover featuring a breastfeeding 3-year-old sparks anger from doctors.

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Vulva Cave Art

By Jef Akst | May 15, 2012

Engravings of female genitalia in a cave in southern France may be the oldest cave art yet discovered.

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