The report provides evidence that goes against concerns that Monsanto’s popular herbicide, Roundup, is carcinogenic.
August 1, 2013|
August 2013's selection of notable quotes
July 29, 2013|
Progress in science is dependent on the diversity of its workforce.
July 22, 2013|
Two newly discovered giant viruses are bigger than many bacteria and carry massive and largely unique genomes that hint at new branches of life.
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.
July 9, 2013|
Mycobacterium smegmatis can donate larger portions of its genome to other bacteria than previously thought, approaching the level of gene shuffling seen in sexual reproduction.
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.
July 1, 2013|
Denial, Probably Approximately Correct, Permanent Present Tense, and Against Their Will
July 1, 2013|
Women may be able to store viable sperm for longer than a week, thus contributing to apparent variability in pregnancy lengths.
June 21, 2013|
Princeton scientists and engineers create a stunning collection of scientific images better suited for a gallery than a lab meeting.
June 14, 2013|
Supreme Court says no patenting (natural) genes; brain-computer interfaces mimic motor learning in brain; regenerating finger tips; gene therapy goes deeper; NIH needs more diversity; cross-border collaboration