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Scientists are heroes

By | February 11, 2010

The author of a new book contravenes the myth that the public views scientists as geeks or villains

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Strangling the experimentalists: Opinion

By | February 8, 2010

Institutional and government regulations are stifling the research "geese" that produce the scientific "golden eggs," one researcher says

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Creation: The good, the bad, and the ugly

By | January 29, 2010

A new movie about Charles Darwin's life and work struggles for distribution in the US, where many refuse to subscribe to the theory of evolution

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Meet your Lizardbrain

By | January 8, 2010

A new play explores the inner workings of the mind through the life of an autistic academic

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Edwin Krebs dies

By | December 28, 2009

Nobel Laureate uncovered the mechanism of reversible protein phosphorylation

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Hamming it up

By | December 18, 2009

With help from Danish animal behaviorists, a septet of porkers went from performing on the main stage to being the main course

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Opinion: Are senior scientists better writers?

By | December 17, 2009

An NIH-funded researcher disagrees with the notion that shorter NIH grant applications will favor more experienced investigators

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Technicolor doo-doo

By | December 11, 2009

An out-of-the-ordinary design project blends synthetic biology and human necessity to glimpse the future of self diagnosis

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Opinion: A fishy Nobel Prize

By | December 10, 2009

Politicians may debate whether Barack Obama deserves the Nobel he accepts today, but in biology, the evidence is clear

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An Odyssey with Animals

By | December 4, 2009

In his new book, an animal researcher reflects on animal rights and what extremists get wrong

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