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Rina Shaikh-Lesko | May 7, 2014
Darwin’s finches use pesticide-treated cotton to line their nests and unwittingly protect themselves against parasitic fly larvae.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2014
May 2014's selection of notable quotes
Long-Distance Call
Long-Distance Call
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | May 1, 2014
Neurons may use interferon signals transmitted over great distances to fend off viral infection.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | May 1, 2014
Madness and Memory, Promoting the Planck Club, The Carnivore Way, and The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons
Where the Wild Things Were
Where the Wild Things Were
Daniel Cossins | May 1, 2014
Conservationists are reintroducing large animals to areas they once roamed, providing ecologists with the chance to assess whether such “rewilding” efforts can restore lost ecosystems.
A Wilder Europe
A Wilder Europe
Daniel Cossins | May 1, 2014
An organization hopes to restore natural ecological processes by reintroducing large herbivores to the continent.
Something Is Killing Asian Carp
Something Is Killing Asian Carp
Kerry Grens | Apr 29, 2014
Half a million invasive silver carp are dead in a Kentucky river, and nobody knows why.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2014
April 2014's selection of notable quotes
Commander of an Immune Flotilla
Commander of an Immune Flotilla
Jef Akst | Apr 1, 2014
With much of his early career dictated by US Navy interests, Carl June drew inspiration from malaria, bone marrow transplantation, and HIV in his roundabout path to a breakthrough in cancer immunotherapy.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Apr 1, 2014
Cancer Virus, A Window on Eternity, Murderous Minds, and The Extreme Life of the Sea