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Why I Had My Sense of Flavor Genotyped

By Bob Holmes | May 1, 2017

One person’s quest to get to the bottom of the unique way he experiences food

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By The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2017

Climate change, research funding, race, and much more

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The state’s board of education approves new standards that ease up on having students dig into scientific issues relevant to “intelligent design” arguments.

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Oklahoma De-funds Science Fair

By Kerry Grens | April 12, 2017

Students launch a fundraising campaign to rescue the event, which was a casualty of budget cuts to the state’s education department. 

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By The Scientist Staff | April 1, 2017

Eugene Garfield, the cancer moonshot, employee genetic testing, and more

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San People Write Ethical Code for Research

By Jef Akst | March 21, 2017

With lifestyles similar to our hunter-gatherer ancestors, the San people of Southern Africa are popular study subjects.

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Singing Through Tone Deafness

By The Scientist Staff | March 17, 2017

Author Tim Falconer didn't take his congenital amusia lying down. With the help of neuroscientists and vocal coaches, he tried to teach himself to sing against all odds.

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How Bad Singing Landed Me in an MRI Machine

By Tim Falconer | March 1, 2017

One author's journey through the science of his congenital amusia

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Musical Tastes: Nature or Nurture?

By Diana Kwon | March 1, 2017

Studies of remote Amazonian villages reveal how culture influences our musical preferences.

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Notable Science Quotes

By The Scientist Staff | March 1, 2017

Music, the future of American science, and more

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