The Scientist engages with readers in our print magazine, on our website, and via social media. Each month, more than 56,500 qualified members of the life-sciences community receive a physical copy of The Scientist magazine,1 which has garnered awards for its design, features (three each month), and accompanying infographics. Monthly, the diverse articles in our magazine explore the latest in biological discoveries, trends in research, innovative techniques and new technologies, biomedical business, scientific publishing, and careers. Stories from the magazine are available on The Scientist’s website ( and are sent monthly to more than 89,000 electronic Table of Contents (eTOC) newsletter subscribers.2
Each day, The Scientist’s website covers breaking news and emerging developments in the life sciences with original reporting and a popular news blog. In the first six months of 2019, the website received more than 8.3 million unique pageviews.2 The Scientist Daily newsletter, delivered to an average of more than 121,000 email subscribers five days/week,2 features news, opinions, articles from the print magazine, and multimedia, including an Image of the Day.
“The articles have emotion and [a] human behind them. It’s one of the few things I read cover to cover”
PhD, Lab Director at Duke University
Monthly Columns


An in-depth report on an emerging research field or a new development in an established field


Four short, front-of-the-book articles that go behind the scenes to report on how life-science research is done

Modus Operandi

An infographic-illustrated description of an innovative new scientific technique

The Literature

A précis of three recently published scientific papers chosen from different life-science fields


An in-depth conversation with an eminent life scientist

Scientist to Watch

A look at an up-and-coming young scientist

Bio Business

A look at what’s hot in biotech


On being a scientist

Reading Frames

A one-page essay by the author of a newly published book covering some aspect of the life sciences


End page of each issue covering a historical episode from the life sciences

Speaking of Science

Quotes from the life-science community, a cartoon, and an interactive crossword puzzle with science-related clues and answers
The Scientist Website


Breaking news, in-depth analyses of developing life-science issues, investigative stories, and short news summaries


From the pens of life scientists

Image of the Day

Thought-provoking images of life and science


Infographics, slideshows, posters, and videos to enrich print and web content


Interactive scientific panel discussions featuring well-known and highly respected industry experts and key opinion leaders


Detailed exploration of specific topics and processes in the life sciences industry


Information and guidance for adopting new technologies in the lab


The latest business news from our sponsors
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Let's Talk Editorial
1. June 2019 BPA Statement2. Publisher's own data