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NIH Bias Challenged

By Jef Akst | February 1, 2013

A new study disputes findings of a 2011 analysis suggesting that black researchers are funded less than their equally qualified white peers.


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Capsule Reviews

By Annie Gottlieb | February 1, 2013

The Science of Love, Bad Pharma, Genes, Cells and Brains, and Nature Wars


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By Beth Marie Mole | February 1, 2013

Meet some of the people featured in the February 2013 issue of The Scientist.


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Let's Make a Deal

By Stephanie Eberle | February 1, 2013

Six myths about job and salary negotiations and how they may hinder your ability to bargain effectively.


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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | February 1, 2013

February 2013's selection of notable quotes


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The A@#hole Scientist

By Aaron James | February 1, 2013

Can a vexing sense of entitlement actually aid in the pursuit of knowledge?


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Why Insects Should Be in Your Diet

By Aaron T. Dossey | February 1, 2013

Because of their high protein and fat content and their reproductive efficiency, insects hold great promise for thwarting an impending global food crisis.


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Opinion: Communication Crisis in Research

By David Rubenson | January 30, 2013

The problem threatens progress and stems from both a lack of attention to clear discourse and a scientific culture not focused on critical challenges.


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Opinion: The Successes of Women in STEM

By Karen Purcell | January 23, 2013

Women have come a long way, but roadblocks remain

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Genetic Deodorant

By Jef Akst | January 18, 2013

People carrying a certain gene variant that dictates fresh underarms are less likely to wear antiperspirant.

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