August 1, 2013|
August 2013's selection of notable quotes
July 23, 2013|
Bottlenose dolphins can recognize and respond to their own “signature whistles,” strengthening the evidence that these whistles function like names.
July 19, 2013|
Bias in preclinical research; medical marijuana for kids; a swath of microbial genomes; plastic ocean habitats; rethinking scientific evaluation
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 18, 2013|
NCI has made public the largest-ever database of cancer-specific gene variations, paving the way for the development of new drugs and therapies.
July 17, 2013|
The drug has brought relief to children suffering from cancer and other serious ailments, but getting access is often limited by considerable regulatory hurdles.
July 10, 2013|
FDA endorsement of a new blood-thinning drug was held back for almost a year because the agency discovered misconduct at clinical trial sites in China.
July 8, 2013|
Are the international drug laws the worst impediment to scientific inquiry since the Catholic Church banned the telescope?
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