A Trick that Helps Horses and Cattle Avoid Metastatic Cancer
A Trick that Helps Horses and Cattle Avoid Metastatic Cancer
Researchers find connective tissue has a crucial role to play in whether cancer cells metastasize.
A Trick that Helps Horses and Cattle Avoid Metastatic Cancer
A Trick that Helps Horses and Cattle Avoid Metastatic Cancer

Researchers find connective tissue has a crucial role to play in whether cancer cells metastasize.

Researchers find connective tissue has a crucial role to play in whether cancer cells metastasize.

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Q&A: Placental Ponderings
Q&A: Placental Ponderings
Christopher Coe | Aug 27, 2015
Biologist Christopher Coe answers readers’ questions about the prescient organ.
Mimicry Muses
Mimicry Muses
Mary Beth Aberlin | Jul 31, 2015
The animal world is full of clever solutions to bioengineering challenges.
Contributors
Contributors
Amanda B. Keener | Jul 31, 2015
Meet some of the people featured in the August 2015 issue of The Scientist.
The Prescient Placenta
The Prescient Placenta
Christopher Coe | Jul 31, 2015
The maternal-fetal interface plays important roles in the health of both mother and baby, even after birth.
Week in Review: January 13–17
Week in Review: January 13–17
Tracy Vence | Jan 17, 2014
Debating the origins of placental mammals; H. pylori-human coevolution; ant, bee, and wasp queens emit similar pheromones; profiling protein expression in single cancer cells
Clocks Versus Rocks
Clocks Versus Rocks
Ed Yong | Jan 14, 2014
A new analysis suggests that placental mammals originated while dinosaurs were dominant, contradicting a recent high-profile study.
Placental Ancestor Found
Placental Ancestor Found
Edyta Zielinska | Feb 11, 2013
A small insect-eating animal is the common ancestor of whales, elephants, dogs, and humans.