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Stems Cells Ushered into Embryonic Development

By Kerry Grens | November 7, 2014

The right mix of mouse embryonic stem cells in a dish will start forming early embryonic patterns, according to two studies.

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Virus Decimating Spanish Amphibians

By Bob Grant | October 20, 2014

Several toad, newt, and salamander populations are being hit hard by an emerging pathogen in a pristine national park in Spain.

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Contributors

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | October 1, 2014

Meet some of the people featured in the October 2014 issue of The Scientist.

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Speaking of Vision Science

By The Scientist Staff | October 1, 2014

October 2014's selection of notable quotes

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2014 Top 10 Innovations: Last Chance to Submit

By Bob Grant | September 15, 2014

The Scientist’s annual search for the best and brightest life science innovations is drawing to a close. Submit your new product or methodology today for a chance to win!

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Bird Diversity Drops From Forests to Farms

By Ruth Williams | September 11, 2014

Farms support less phylogenetically diverse bird populations than forests, but some farms are better than others.

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Aristotelian Biology

By Armand Marie Leroi | September 1, 2014

The ancient Greek philosopher was the first scientist.

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Precisely Placed

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | September 1, 2014

Vein patterns in the wings of developing fruit flies never vary by more than the width of a single cell.

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Six-Legged Syringes

By Yao-Hua Law | September 1, 2014

Researchers whose work requires that they draw blood from wild animals are finding unlikely collaborators in biting insects.

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The Iceman Cometh

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | September 1, 2014

Meet Ötzi, the Copper Age ice man who is helping scientists reconstruct changes in the population genetics of the red deer he hunted.

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