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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | March 1, 2014

The Sixth Extinction, Joy, Guilt, Anger, Love, Ha! The Science of When we Laugh and Why, and Ten Thousand Birds

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Is Earth Special?

By David Waltham | March 1, 2014

Reconsidering the uniqueness of life on our planet

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Northern Exposure

By Jef Akst | March 1, 2014

Researchers are using snowdrifts to artificially warm Arctic tundra during winter and finding that more carbon is released from the soil than plants can soak up from the atmosphere.

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | March 1, 2014

March 2014's selection of notable quotes

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Review: “Please Continue”

By Tracy Vence | February 11, 2014

A play that dramatizes Stanley Milgram’s infamous social psychology experiments from the 1960s captures the personal side of human research.

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Book Excerpt from Buddhist Biology

By David P. Barash | February 1, 2014

In Chapter 1, “A Science Sutra,” author David Barash describes how the ancient philosophy might form the perfect link between science and religion.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | February 1, 2014

Me, Myself, and Why, RedDevil 4, Neanderthal Man, and Science from Sight to Insight

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Chemistry as Art

By Abby Olena | February 1, 2014

See Scientist To Watch Phil Baran describe the artistry of his research in drug discovery.

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Phil Baran: Molecule Magician

By Abby Olena | February 1, 2014

Professor, Chemistry, The Scripps Research Institute. Age: 36

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | February 1, 2014

February 2014's selection of notable quotes

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