DNA from the 40,000-year-old bones of a modern human found in Europe contains Neanderthal genes.
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.
March 27, 2013|
Attacks on my work aimed at undermining climate change science have turned me into a public figure. I have come to embrace that role.
March 6, 2013|
As US policymakers debate federal budget cuts, global health science hangs in the balance.
December 12, 2012|
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, climate scientists should make their consensus about climate change known to all who care to listen.
December 4, 2012|
Breeding plants that can convert more carbon dioxide to food could help feed a growing population.