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Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Dec 1, 2015
Welcome to the Microbiome, The Paradox of Evolution, Newton's Apple, and Dawn of the Neuron.
Contributors
Contributors
Karen Zusi | Dec 1, 2015
Meet some of the people featured in the December 2015 issue of The Scientist.
Family Ties
Family Ties
Mary Beth Aberlin | Dec 1, 2015
There’s more to inheritance than genes.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2015
December 2015's selection of notable quotes
Sneeze O'Clock
Sneeze O'Clock
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2015
Is a nasal circadian clock to blame for allergy symptoms flaring up in the morning?
Self Correction
Self Correction
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2015
What to do when you realize your publication is fatally flawed
The Unregulation of Biotech Crops
The Unregulation of Biotech Crops
Kerry Grens | Nov 25, 2015
Genetic engineering—once a trigger for federal oversight—is now ushering some modified crops around scrutiny.
Pumpkins Saved By People?
Pumpkins Saved By People?
Jef Akst | Nov 25, 2015
Domestication may have saved pumpkins, gourds, and squash as seed dispersers like the mastodon went extinct. 
Farming Sped Eurasian Evolution
Farming Sped Eurasian Evolution
Bob Grant | Nov 24, 2015
New clues from ancient DNA reveal the remarkable effect of agriculture on adaptation in Stone Age humans who lived across Europe.
Agar Shortage Limits Lab Supplies
Agar Shortage Limits Lab Supplies
Kerry Grens | Nov 24, 2015
One large provider says the shortfall should clear up by early 2016.