Children of Extramarital Affairs Were and Are Rare: Study
Children of Extramarital Affairs Were and Are Rare: Study
Using DNA data, researchers track family dynamics in Europe over the last 500 years and find socioeconomic status is related to married women having a child with a man other than their husband.
Children of Extramarital Affairs Were and Are Rare: Study
Children of Extramarital Affairs Were and Are Rare: Study

Using DNA data, researchers track family dynamics in Europe over the last 500 years and find socioeconomic status is related to married women having a child with a man other than their husband.

Using DNA data, researchers track family dynamics in Europe over the last 500 years and find socioeconomic status is related to married women having a child with a man other than their husband.

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The Sea and the Science She Inspires
The Sea and the Science She Inspires
Bob Grant | Nov 1, 2019
For centuries, painters and poets have looked to the ocean for insight. Researchers, too, have found their muse in the Earth’s salty realm.
Image of the Day: Ghostly Tails
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Planarians are turned into art by a group of scientists and artists.
Image of the Day: Meteorite Under the Scope
Image of the Day: Meteorite Under the Scope
Emily Makowski | Oct 1, 2019
Artist Carol Roullard specializes in microcrystal photography.
Image of the Day: Root Pottery
Image of the Day: Root Pottery
Emily Makowski | Sep 16, 2019
An agroecology grad student creates rhizosphere-inspired art.
Could Manipulating the Microbiome of Artworks Prevent Their Decay?
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Ashley Yeager | Jun 1, 2019
Treating the microbial community residing on a painting with probiotics may offer a way to stave off biodegradation, a study suggests.
Contributors
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2019
Meet some of the people featured in the May 2019 issue of The Scientist.
Contributors
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2019
Meet some of the people featured in the February 2019 issue of The Scientist.
Image of the Day: Nature by Hand Image of the Day: Nature by Hand
Image of the Day: Nature by Hand
Carolyn Wilke | Jan 4, 2019
Scientist D. Allan Drummond’s study of life in sculpture aims to provoke curiosity and wonder about the world.
Paleoart
Paleoart
The Scientist Staff | Jan 1, 2019
See an update from Chicago's Field Museum about the works of Charles R. Knight and other paleoartists who pioneered the depiction of ancient life.