August 1, 2013|
August 2013's selection of notable quotes
July 19, 2013|
A geneticist-turned-filmmaker is making a movie set in Columbia University’s famous Fly Room, where the foundations for modern genetics were laid.
July 17, 2013|
Plastic fragments are changing the ecology of the oceans by providing havens for bugs and bacteria.
July 11, 2013|
Researchers contend that contamination is behind recent suggestions that Antarctica’s largest subglacial lake harbors complex life such as crustaceans and fish.
July 8, 2013|
DNA and RNA sequences from Lake Vostok below the Antarctic glacier reveal thousands of bacteria species, including some commonly found in fish digestive systems.
In Chapter 3, “From Mating to Conception,” author Robert Martin explores the question of why humans and other primates frequently engage in sexual intercourse when females are not fertile.
July 1, 2013|
Denial, Probably Approximately Correct, Permanent Present Tense, and Against Their Will
July 1, 2013|
Women may be able to store viable sperm for longer than a week, thus contributing to apparent variability in pregnancy lengths.
June 21, 2013|
Princeton scientists and engineers create a stunning collection of scientific images better suited for a gallery than a lab meeting.
June 10, 2013|
US universities need to reach across their own borders to retain global scientific preeminence.