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By Jerry A. Coyne | July 1, 2015
In Chapter 1, “The Problem,” author Jerry Coyne sets the historical stage for his suggestion that science and religion are not compatible and never will be.
By Bob Grant | July 1, 2015
Stoned, Anxious, The Deeper Genome, and Testosterone.
By The Scientist Staff | July 1, 2015
July 2015's selection of notable quotes
By Jenny Rood | July 1, 2015
Retiring as a professor, and even shutting down your own lab, doesn’t necessarily mean quitting research.
Conflict between science and religion continues, with effects on health, politics, and the environment.
By Jef Akst | June 29, 2015
Science releases new guidelines for research transparency, hoping to stem the tide of retractions and misconduct.
By Bob Grant | June 26, 2015
Researchers find that Wernicke’s area, thought to be the seat of language comprehension in the human brain for more than a century, is not.
By Jef Akst | June 26, 2015
Neanderthal-human hybrid discovered; the neurobiology of fear behavior; and an insulin patch that responds to high glucose levels in mice
By Ruth Williams | June 25, 2015
Scientists uncover the neurons in the mouse brain responsible for linking the sight of a looming object to scared behavior.
By Bob Grant | June 15, 2015
This helps the insects collect as much visual information as possible from the gently swaying flowers on which they dine.
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And too few insights gleaned from them
Antibiotics given to infant mice may have long-term effects on the animals’ metabolism and gut microbiota.
Male and female mice utilize different immune cells to process pain, a study shows.
Police are calling the death of James Bradstreet, a physician who claimed vaccines cause autism and offered autism cures to patients, an apparent suicide.
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