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Opinion: Academic Publishing Is Broken

By Michael P. Taylor | March 19, 2012

The current system by which academics publish their scientific discoveries is a massive waste of money.

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BeetleCam, Take Two

By Cristina Luiggi | March 15, 2012

The BeetleCam is back! And this time, it’s lion proof. 

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Lions Up Close

By Cristina Luiggi | March 15, 2012

An armored, remote controlled contraption fitted with a camera snaps dangerously close pictures of lions in Masai Mara.

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Ozone Defender Dies

By Cristina Luiggi | March 13, 2012

Nobel Laureate Sherwood Rowland, who first demonstrated that the ozone layer could be destroyed by chemical pollutants, passes away at age 84.

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The Sweet Sounds of Spider Silk

By Megan Scudellari | March 7, 2012

A researcher spins spider silk into violin strings.

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Antarctic Invasion

By Megan Scudellari | March 5, 2012

Invasive species threaten the most pristine place on Earth.

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Contributors

March 1, 2012

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

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One Year On

By Nick Beresford and Jordi Vives i Batlle | March 1, 2012

Some thoughts about the ecological fallout from Fukushima

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Climate Conflict of Interest?

By Megan Scudellari | February 24, 2012

Greenpeace flags researchers' payments from a climate change skeptic organization.

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Behavior Brief

By Megan Scudellari | February 21, 2012

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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