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Fighting Microbes with Microbes
Fighting Microbes with Microbes
Amy Coombs | Jan 1, 2013
Doctors turn to good microbes to fight disease. Will the same strategy work with crops?
Limber LIMS
Limber LIMS
Nicholette Zeliadt | Jan 1, 2013
Using laboratory information management systems (LIMS) to automate and streamline laboratory tasks: three case studies
2012 Multimedia Roundup
2012 Multimedia Roundup
The Scientist Staff | Dec 14, 2012
The science images and videos that captured our attention in 2012
Old Ocean Mold
Old Ocean Mold
Beth Marie Mole | Dec 12, 2012
Fungi in 100 million year-old seafloor sediments could possess novel antibiotics.
Marlboro Chicks
Marlboro Chicks
Beth Marie Mole | Dec 5, 2012
Two species of songbirds pack their nests with scavenged cigarette butts that repel irksome parasites.
Contributors
Contributors
Beth Marie Mole | Dec 1, 2012
Meet some of the people featured in the December 2012 issue of The Scientist.
Coughing Seashells
Coughing Seashells
Edyta Zielinska | Nov 28, 2012
A type of scallop expels water and waste through a sort of cough that could reveal clues about water quality.
Beetles Warm BC Forests
Beetles Warm BC Forests
Sabrina Richards | Nov 27, 2012
Using satellite data, researchers calculate that mountain pine beetle infestations raise summertime temperatures in British Columbia’s pine forests by 1 degree Celsius.
Old New Species
Old New Species
Edyta Zielinska | Nov 20, 2012
Decades can pass between the discovery of a new animal or plant and its official debut in the scientific literature.
No Sex Required
No Sex Required
Edyta Zielinska | Nov 19, 2012
An all-female species, distantly related to flatworms, steals all of genetic material it needs to diversify its genome.