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By Jerry A. Coyne | July 1, 2015
In Chapter 1, “The Problem,” author Jerry Coyne sets the historical stage for his suggestion that science and religion are not compatible and never will be.
By Bob Grant | July 1, 2015
Stoned, Anxious, The Deeper Genome, and Testosterone.
By Anna Azvolinsky | July 1, 2015
A love of the ocean lured Nicole Dubilier into science; gutless sea worms and their nurturing bacterial symbionts keep her at the leading edge of marine microbiology.
By The Scientist Staff | July 1, 2015
July 2015's selection of notable quotes
By Jenny Rood | July 1, 2015
Symbiotic bacteria in Caribbean reef sponges store polyphosphate granules, possibly explaining why phosphorous is so scarce in coral reef ecosystems.
Retiring as a professor, and even shutting down your own lab, doesn’t necessarily mean quitting research.
Conflict between science and religion continues, with effects on health, politics, and the environment.
Meet the digestive tract-lacking oligochaete that has fueled Max Planck research Nicole Dubilier's interest in symbiosis and marine science.
By Janice Dietert, and Rodney Dietert | July 1, 2015
Putting the microbiome front and center in health care, in preventive strategies, and in health-risk assessments could stem the epidemic of noncommunicable diseases.
By Jef Akst | June 29, 2015
Science releases new guidelines for research transparency, hoping to stem the tide of retractions and misconduct.
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And too few insights gleaned from them
Antibiotics given to infant mice may have long-term effects on the animals’ metabolism and gut microbiota.
Male and female mice utilize different immune cells to process pain, a study shows.
Police are calling the death of James Bradstreet, a physician who claimed vaccines cause autism and offered autism cures to patients, an apparent suicide.
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