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 12, 2013|
Editor accused of fraud leaves post; the good and the bad of gut microbiota; bacterial gene shuffle; legal restrictions hamper illicit drug research; antibodies and autism
July 10, 2013|
Dmitry Kuznetsov, former chief editor of two science journals, denies any wrongdoing, but agrees to leave his posts after The Scientist reported on numerous accusations of misconduct.
July 5, 2013|
Fraudulent journal editor?; fat cells detect temp, generate heat; the importance of social media in science communication; functional livers from iPSCs; antibiotics damage mitochondria
July 2, 2013|
A Russian researcher suspected of multiple counts of fakery is chief editor of two scientific publications.
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 25, 2013|
Anti-plagiarism service iThenticate breached ethical boundaries in its design and interpretation of a survey of the top ethical concerns among scientific journal editors.