Past The Scientist Magazine Issues

December 2021 Cover

December 2021

Return of the worms

Researchers are carefully considering the therapeutic potential of helminths

November cover of The Scientist

November 2021

Embryonic Eavesdropping

Animals start listening even before they enter the world

Image of the October Cover of The Scientist

October 2021

Number Sense

Researchers debate how animals perceive quantities

Online only cover of the The Scientist, September 2021 issue

September 2021

Mapping Covid

SARS-COV-2 wreaks havoc around the body

August 2021

The Maternal Microbiome

Resident bacteria in mom’s gut may shape fetal development

July 2021

Bacteria-Guided Evolution

Animals' adaptive changes may be influenced by microbes within

June 2021

The Bacterial Nanotubes Debate

The recently discovered structures are making waves in microbiology

May 2021

Animal Hybrids

Mating between different species may drive evolution

April 2021

Advancing Against Metastasis

Cancer cells can spread early and lie dormant for years

March 2021

Viruses' Sex Bias

The immune systems of males and females respond differently to viral intruders

February 2021

Restoring Reefs

New approaches could accelerate development of outplanted corals

January 2021

Expecting and Infected

What science is revealing about COVID-19 in mothers to be

December 2020

Dream Engineers

Manipulating the sleeping brain to understand it

November 2020

Death on the shore

Researchers investigate recent gray whale strandings along North America’s Pacific coast

October 2020

Brain-Body Crosstalk

Conversations between neurons and the immune system support learning, memory, and more

September 2020

Human Paths

Archaeology and genetics are starting to resolve humanity’s origin and spread

July/August 2020

Life During a Pandemic

Understanding the virus is just the beginning

June 2020

An Infant's Bounty

Babies amass microbes that can pave the way to a healthy life

May 2020

Making Memories

The fundamental cognitive process is revealing itself to science

April 2020

Exercise for Cancer

Molecular clues link physical activity to improved patient outcomes