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Dengue-resistance Spreads in Mosquitoes

By Edyta Zielinska | January 11, 2012

Researchers engineer a bacterium that can arm the majority of the insect population with dengue resistance, and stop the virus’s spread to humans.

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Clinical Trial Data Repressed

By Bob Grant | January 5, 2012

A new study finds that important drug safety data are not seeing the light of day.

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Capsule Reviews

By Richard P. Grant | January 1, 2012

Our Dying Planet, Here Be Dragons, Rat Island, Harnessed

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Contributors

January 1, 2012

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

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | January 1, 2012

January 2012's selection of notable quotes

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Magnetic Swimmers Cultured

By Tia Ghose | December 22, 2011

For the first time, researchers culture a bacteria that uses a magnetic sulfide compound to navigate.

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Monkeys Track Radiation

By Edyta Zielinska | December 16, 2011

Scientists near the Fukushima plant are equipping wild monkeys with radiation collars to get better sense of their exposure in the wild.

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Brightness of Buttercups

By Edyta Zielinska | December 13, 2011

Researchers explain the luminous quality of yellow buttercups.

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Top 7 in Ecology

By Bob Grant | December 6, 2011

A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in ecology, from Faculty of 1000

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Birth Control Pills and Prostate Cancer

By Bob Grant | November 16, 2011

A new study suggests a possible link between the use of oral contraceptives and rising prostate cancer rates.

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