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The Scientist Staff | Sep 30, 2018
Meet some of the people featured in the October 2018 issue of The Scientist.
Deathly Displays, circa 1662–1731
Deathly Displays, circa 1662–1731
Sukanya Charuchandra | Dec 1, 2019
Frederik Ruysch’s collections blended specimens for scientific discovery with macabre art.
Jorge Henao-Mejia Explores the Immune System’s Controls
Jorge Henao-Mejia Explores the Immune System’s Controls
Sukanya Charuchandra | Dec 31, 2018
By tying together his understanding of the microbiome and nucleic acids, the UPenn immunologist is decoding the underlying causes of inflammation and disease.
Leukemia Relapses May Arise From Specialized Cells
Leukemia Relapses May Arise From Specialized Cells
Sukanya Charuchandra | Nov 30, 2018
Targeting the transient group of cells could prevent recurrence of the disease.
Defeating Fear Depends on Amygdala Suppression
Defeating Fear Depends on Amygdala Suppression
Sukanya Charuchandra | Oct 31, 2018
Researchers determine the neurological mechanics underpinning a technique to extinguish fearful memories using goal-directed eye movements.
Cranial Craters, 1000-1250
Cranial Craters, 1000-1250
Sukanya Charuchandra | Oct 31, 2018
Prehistoric Andeans seemed especially fond of trepanation—holes drilled in the skull as a treatment for various ills.
Dialogue Improves Children’s Learning Abilities
Dialogue Improves Children’s Learning Abilities
Sukanya Charuchandra | Oct 31, 2018
Regardless of parental income and education, children who engage in more two-way conversation with their parents learn better.

Maternal Obesity and Diabetes Linked to Autism in Children
Maternal Obesity and Diabetes Linked to Autism in Children
Sukanya Charuchandra | Oct 1, 2018
Inflammation may be a strong contender for the connection between mom’s weight and children’s neurodevelopment, according to lab studies on animals.
Image of the Day: Change of Tune
Image of the Day: Change of Tune
Sukanya Charuchandra | Oct 1, 2018
Southeast Alaska’s humpback whales haven’t changed their calls for close to four decades.
Ancient Teeth Tell the History of Equine Dentistry
Ancient Teeth Tell the History of Equine Dentistry
Sukanya Charuchandra | Sep 30, 2018
Researchers studied 3,000-year-old skeletal remains from Mongolia to understand the origins of veterinary dental practices.

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