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Some Girls Better at Science

By Jef Akst | February 5, 2013

Globally, 15-year-old girls outscored boys in 43 of the 65 countries tested.

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Book Excerpt from A#@holes

By Aaron James | February 4, 2013

In Chapter 1, “A Theory,” author Aaron James constructs a working definition for the type of person that earns the ignominious moniker.

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Genetics-Poverty Link Questioned

By Edyta Zielinska | February 3, 2013

Harvard geneticists and anthropologists challenge the work of two economists who say there’s a link between genetic diversity and wealth.

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NIH Bias Challenged

By Jef Akst | February 1, 2013

A new study disputes findings of a 2011 analysis suggesting that black researchers are funded less than their equally qualified white peers.

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Capsule Reviews

By Annie Gottlieb | February 1, 2013

The Science of Love, Bad Pharma, Genes, Cells and Brains, and Nature Wars

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Contributors

By Beth Marie Mole | February 1, 2013

Meet some of the people featured in the February 2013 issue of The Scientist.

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Frogcicle

By Megan Scudellari | February 1, 2013

Watch as the astounding wood frog uses cellular cryopreservation tricks to freeze, thaw, and live to croak about it.

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Let's Make a Deal

By Stephanie Eberle | February 1, 2013

Six myths about job and salary negotiations and how they may hinder your ability to bargain effectively.

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Photonic Colored Creatures

By Cristina Luiggi | February 1, 2013

Animals and plants come in a dizzying array of colors. Current research is cracking into the remarkable structures behind nature's artistic display.

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | February 1, 2013

February 2013's selection of notable quotes

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