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Published bi-monthly (six issues a year), The Biologist carries the full richness and diversity of biology. Science is brought to life with stimulating and authoritative review articles while topical pieces discuss science and education policy, new developments or controversial issues. Aimed at professional biologists everywhere, its straightforward style makes it ideal for educators and students at all levels, as well as the interested amateur.
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In the April-May issue of The Biologist:
Vol 60 No 2, 2013
The paleopathologist and TV presenter talks about what we can learn from populations of skeletons and ancient human remains.
UN bioweapons expert Dr Piers Millett says more can be done to keep scientific materials in safe hands.
Making the quantum leap
Physicist Professor Johnjoe McFadden explains how quantum physics could answer some of the enduring mysteries in biology.
Protecting UK crops by rapidly identifying seemingly identical subspecies of whitefly.
Happy birthday DNA
Tom Ireland examines advances in genetics 10 years on from the human genome project.
Feathering the nest
Ornithologist Dr Charles Deeming examines what influences the size of bird nests.
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