The Scientist

» culture

Most Recent

image: Watt Fun!

Watt Fun!

By Karen Hopkin | January 1, 2011

Her doctoral advisor told her to amuse herself, and Fiona Watt has done just that—probing individual stem cells and determining the genes and molecules that direct them to differentiate or cause them to contribute to cancer.


image: The Profits of Nonprofit

The Profits of Nonprofit

By Megan Scudellari | January 1, 2011

The surprising results when drug development and altruism collide


image: Book Excerpt from <em>Looking for a Few Good Males</em>

Book Excerpt from Looking for a Few Good Males

By Erika Lorraine Milam | January 1, 2011

In Chapter 2, "Progressive Desire," author Erika Lorraine Milam explores sexual selection’s incursion into evolutionary theory.


image: Capsule Reviews

Capsule Reviews

By Richard P. Grant | January 1, 2011

How to Catch a Robot Rat, On Fact and Fraud, Not a Chimp, Here Is a Human Being


Popular Now

  1. Could Rapamycin Help Humans Live Longer?
  2. Renowned Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies
  3. Elena Rybak-Akimova, Chemical Kinetics Expert, Dies
  4. University of Oregon Erecting a $1-Billion Science Center