indians, microbiology, ecology
Dengue-resistance Spreads in Mosquitoes
Edyta Zielinska | Jan 11, 2012
Researchers engineer a bacterium that can arm the majority of the insect population with dengue resistance, and stop the virus’s spread to humans.
Top Ten Innovations 2011
The Scientist Staff | Jan 1, 2012
Our list of the best and brightest products that 2011 had to offer the life scientist
Roanoke Revisited
Roanoke Revisited
Kerry Grens | Jan 1, 2012
In July 1587, a British colonist named John White accompanied 117 people to settle a small island sheltered within the barrier islands of what would become North Carolina’s Outer Banks. 
Capsule Reviews
Richard P. Grant | Jan 1, 2012
Our Dying Planet, Here Be Dragons, Rat Island, Harnessed
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Jan 1, 2012
Meet some of the people featured in the January 2012 issue of The Scientist.
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Jan 1, 2012
January 2012's selection of notable quotes
Lost Colony DNA
Kerry Grens | Jan 1, 2012
Genotyping could answer a centuries-old mystery about a vanished group of British settlers.
Magnetic Swimmers Cultured
Tia Ghose | Dec 22, 2011
For the first time, researchers culture a bacteria that uses a magnetic sulfide compound to navigate.
Monkeys Track Radiation
Edyta Zielinska | Dec 16, 2011
Scientists near the Fukushima plant are equipping wild monkeys with radiation collars to get better sense of their exposure in the wild.
Brightness of Buttercups
Edyta Zielinska | Dec 13, 2011
Researchers explain the luminous quality of yellow buttercups.