language processing, ecology
Cities Affect Global Weather Currents
Cities Affect Global Weather Currents
Edyta Zielinska | Jan 28, 2013
The heat emanating from large metropolitan areas may be changing weather patterns thousands of miles away.
Fly Guts Reveal Animal Inventory
Fly Guts Reveal Animal Inventory
Beth Marie Mole | Jan 7, 2013
Stomachs of flesh-eating flies carry the DNA of animals in remote rainforests.
Limber LIMS
Limber LIMS
Nicholette Zeliadt | Jan 1, 2013
Using laboratory information management systems (LIMS) to automate and streamline laboratory tasks: three case studies
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?
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.