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Study: Short Headlines Get More Citations

By Jef Akst | August 27, 2015

Scientific journals that publish papers with snappier titles accrue more citations per paper, according to a report.

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Opinion: Making Progress by Slowing Down

By Susan Fitzpatrick | August 24, 2015

Academic research could be strengthened by thinking more and doing less.

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Book Excerpt from Life on the Edge

By Johnjoe McFadden and Jim Al-Khalili | August 1, 2015

In Chapter 4, “The quantum beat,” authors Johnjoe McFadden and Jim Al-Khalili rethink Newton’s apple from a quantum-biological perspective.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | August 1, 2015

Gods of the Morning, Hedonic Eating, A Beautiful Question, and Genomic Messages

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Good Vibrations

By Johnjoe McFadden and Jim Al-Khalili | August 1, 2015

Does a delicately orchestrated balance between quantum and classical physics distinguish living from nonliving things?

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Book Excerpt from Faith vs. Fact

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.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | July 1, 2015

Stoned, Anxious, The Deeper Genome, and Testosterone

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | July 1, 2015

July 2015's selection of notable quotes

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Staying Active in the Lab

By Jenny Rood | July 1, 2015

Retiring as a professor, and even shutting down your own lab, doesn’t necessarily mean quitting research.

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The War Rages On

By Jerry A. Coyne | July 1, 2015

Conflict between science and religion continues, with effects on health, politics, and the environment.

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