Most Recent

image: All Together Now

All Together Now

By Mary Beth Aberlin | January 1, 2016

Understanding the biological roots of cooperation might help resolve some of the biggest scientific challenges we face.

1 Comment

image: Book Excerpt from <em>NeuroLogic</em>

Book Excerpt from NeuroLogic

By Eliezer J. Sternberg | January 1, 2016

In the introduction to the book, author Eliezer J. Sternberg illustrates what can happen when the brain’s processing centers are damaged.

0 Comments

image: Christie Fowler: Addicted to Research

Christie Fowler: Addicted to Research

By Kerry Grens | January 1, 2016

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior University of California, Irvine. Age: 39

0 Comments

image: Contributors

Contributors

By Karen Zusi | January 1, 2016

Meet some of the people featured in the January 2016 issue of The Scientist.

0 Comments

image: Fearless about Folding

Fearless about Folding

By Anna Azvolinsky | January 1, 2016

Susan Lindquist has never shied away from letting her curiosity guide her research career.

1 Comment

image: Flavor Savors

Flavor Savors

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | January 1, 2016

Odors experienced via the mouth are essential to our sense of taste.

2 Comments

image: Inventing Teamwork

Inventing Teamwork

By The Scientist Staff | January 1, 2016

What can social networks among hunter-gatherers in Tanzania teach us about how cooperation evolved in human populations?

0 Comments

image: Logically Illogical

Logically Illogical

By Eliezer J. Sternberg | January 1, 2016

The most bizarre behaviors often make perfect sense in the minds of the mentally ill.

3 Comments

image: Master Folder

Master Folder

By The Scientist Staff | January 1, 2016

Meet Susan Lindquist, the MIT biologist who has won numerous accolades for her research on protein folding.

0 Comments

image: Practical Proteomes

Practical Proteomes

By Ruth Williams | January 1, 2016

Cell type–specific proteomic analyses are now possible from paraffin-embedded tissues.

0 Comments

Popular Now

  1. Stem Cell Vaccine Protects Mice From Cancer
  2. Love in the Scientific Literature
    News Analysis Love in the Scientific Literature

    There are countless ways for scientists to say, “I love you.” Naming a slime-mold beetle after your wife (and another after your ex-wife) is, apparently, one of them.  

  3. Nobel Prize–Winning Biologist Dies
  4. CDC: Flu Vaccine 36 Percent Effective So Far
AAAS