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Opinion: AIA Does Not Discriminate

By G. Nagesh Rao | August 21, 2013

The America Invents Act (AIA) was a step in the right direction for US competitiveness and open innovation.

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Book Excerpt from Cosmic Apprentice

By Dorion Sagan | August 1, 2013

In Chapter 9, “Life Gave Earth the Blues,” author Dorion Sagan addresses the planet’s exuberant color palette, evoking the contribution of industrious microbes.

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Capsule Reviews: Summer Fiction

By Bob Grant | August 1, 2013

Crescent, An Empty Land of Plenty, Prophet of Bones, and Equilateral

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Intelligent Life: The Search Continues

By Dorion Sagan | August 1, 2013

Humans continue to scan the cosmos for a familiar brand of intelligence while ignoring a deeper form that pulses here at home.

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | August 1, 2013

August 2013's selection of notable quotes

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Opinion: Racing Toward Invention

By George Lewis | July 23, 2013

A newly instated patent law discriminates against academics and small biotechs.

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A Fly on the Wall

By Dan Cossins | 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.

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Dodgy Data Underpin Stem Cell Trial

By Kate Yandell | July 3, 2013

The patent application behind a controversial Italian treatment for neurodegenerative disease may contain duplicated images.

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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.

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Capsule Reviews

By Annie Gottlieb | July 1, 2013

Denial, Probably Approximately Correct, Permanent Present Tense, and Against Their Will

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