ENCODE, culture, ecology
Photonic Colored Creatures
Photonic Colored Creatures
Cristina Luiggi | Feb 1, 2013
Animals and plants come in a dizzying array of colors. Current research is cracking into the remarkable structures behind nature's artistic display.
Frogcicle
Frogcicle
Megan Scudellari | Feb 1, 2013
Watch as the astounding wood frog uses cellular cryopreservation tricks to freeze, thaw, and live to croak about it.
Why Insects Should Be in Your Diet
Why Insects Should Be in Your Diet
Aaron T. Dossey | Feb 1, 2013
Because of their high protein and fat content and their reproductive efficiency, insects hold great promise for thwarting an impending global food crisis.
Let's Make a Deal
Let's Make a Deal
Stephanie Eberle | Feb 1, 2013
Six myths about job and salary negotiations and how they may hinder your ability to bargain effectively.
Contributors
Contributors
Beth Marie Mole | Feb 1, 2013
Meet some of the people featured in the February 2013 issue of The Scientist.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2013
February 2013's selection of notable quotes
The A@#hole Scientist
The A@#hole Scientist
Aaron James | Feb 1, 2013
Can a vexing sense of entitlement actually aid in the pursuit of knowledge?
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Annie Gottlieb | Feb 1, 2013
The Science of Love, Bad Pharma, Genes, Cells and Brains, and Nature Wars
Color from Structure
Color from Structure
Cristina Luiggi | Feb 1, 2013
Researchers are working to understand how often-colorless biological nanostructures give rise to some of the most spectacular technicolor displays in nature.
Killer Kittens
Killer Kittens
Jef Akst | Jan 31, 2013
Domestic cats kill billions of birds and mammals every year, making them a top threat to US wildlife.