Academic research could be strengthened by thinking more and doing less.
November 6, 2014|
An apology for basic research
September 10, 2014|
Hundreds of thousands participated in the ALS campaign that went viral, but how are they supposed to decide where to donate?
October 22, 2013|
Nutrition research must overcome pseudoscientific measures and self-interest to make progress in the fight against obesity.
October 17, 2013|
From funding to publishing, academic research needlessly burns through time and money.
June 6, 2013|
The recently announced BRAIN Initiative, referred to as the Apollo program for neuroscience, needs more funding and better goals to live up to the hype.
May 24, 2013|
The grant-review process plays significant roles in the education of researchers and in shaping scientific progress.
April 8, 2013|
Environmental issues that resonate on an immediate, emotional level seem to play better on sites like Facebook than do longer-term, but no less serious problems.
March 6, 2013|
As US policymakers debate federal budget cuts, global health science hangs in the balance.
February 20, 2013|
Increasing evidence suggests that loss of Earth’s biological diversity will compromise our planet’s ability to provide the goods and services societies need to prosper.
February 7, 2013|
New amphibian species are being discovered at an exciting rate, yet they are also the vertebrates most at risk of extinction.