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11 science lessons -- from war

By | April 12, 2010

Former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara's 11 lessons of war apply to scientific research, according to a biologist

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My time on FOX News

By | March 25, 2010

A scientist defends his stimulus-funded project to preserve a large arthropod collection to Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity

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Opinion: Encourage alternatives

By | March 17, 2010

We don't do enough to prepare the growing number of scientists who opt out of bench work

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The Earwig's Tale

By | February 26, 2010

An entomologist and author exposes some widely held insect myths

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Supernormal Stimuli

By | February 19, 2010

The author of a new book on behavioral evolution explains how primal urges overrun their original purpose

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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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