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In the book's prologue, author Frans de Waal considers the intellectual impediments to studying animal intelligence.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | May 1, 2016

Sorting the Beef from the Bull, Cheats and Deceits, A Sea of Glass, and Following the Wild Bees

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Making the Most of School

By Viviane Callier | May 1, 2016

Agencies and institutions strive to better prepare graduate students and postdocs for futures in academia and beyond.

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2016

May 2016's selection of notable quotes

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The Global Science Era

By Ephraim M. Govere | May 1, 2016

As international collaboration becomes increasingly common, researchers must work to limit their own biases and let cultural diversity enhance their work.

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The Zombie Literature

By Bob Grant | May 1, 2016

Retractions are on the rise. But reams of flawed research papers persist in the scientific literature. Is it time to change the way papers are published?

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To Each Animal Its Own Cognition

By Frans de Waal | May 1, 2016

The study of nonhuman intelligence is coming into its own as researchers realize the unique contexts in which distinct species learn and behave.

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Book Excerpt from The Serengeti Rules

By Sean B. Carroll | April 1, 2016

In the introduction to the book, author Sean B. Carroll draws the parallels between ecological and physiological maladies.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | April 1, 2016

Lab Girl, The Most Perfect Thing, Half-Earth, and Cosmosapiens

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | April 1, 2016

April 2016's selection of notable quotes

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