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Student Fights Harassment with Wikipedia

By Jef Akst | March 10, 2016

Every time Emily Temple-Wood receives an inappropriate email, she writes a Wikipedia entry about a woman scientist.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | March 1, 2016

Herding Hemingway's Cats, Hair: A Human History, Restless Creatures, and The Mind Club

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In Your Dreams

By David Gelernter | March 1, 2016

Understanding the sleeping brain may be the key to unlocking the secrets of the human mind.

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | March 1, 2016

March 2016's selection of notable quotes

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | February 1, 2016

What Should a Clever Moose Eat?, The Illusion of God's Presence, GMO Sapiens, and Why We Snap

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Scientific Literacy Redefined

By Cynthia Brandenburg | February 1, 2016

Researchers could become better at engaging in public discourse by more fully considering the social and cultural contexts of their work.

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | February 1, 2016

February 2016's selection of notable quotes

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AAUP Champion Dies

By Jef Akst | January 26, 2016

Jordan Kurland, associate general secretary of the American Association of University Professors, has passed away at age 87. 

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | January 1, 2016

January 2016's selection of notable quotes

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Speaking of Science 2015

By Bob Grant | December 31, 2015

A year’s worth of noteworthy quotes

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