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Opinion: Learning from Each Other

By Myra H. Strober | September 7, 2012

Professional dialogue between scientists and non-scientists is not easy, but when successful, it can create powerful insights and relationships.


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The NSF Shake-Up

By Elise Andrew | September 7, 2012

The federal agency is shuffling around its programs to streamline management and promote international scientific collaboration.


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Funding Cuts Threaten Big Data

By Jef Akst | September 5, 2012

Reduced support from the US National Library of Medicine threatens to shut down five popular biological databases.


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Book Excerpt from The Hour Between Dog and Wolf

By John Coates | September 5, 2012

In his latest book, author John Coates describes the tension and exultation of the trading floor from a biological perspective.


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Capsule Reviews

By Annie Gottlieb | September 1, 2012

Wired for Story, Dreamland, Homo Mysterious, and Vagina


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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist | September 1, 2012

September 2012's selection of notable quotes

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A Story Biological

By John Coates | September 1, 2012

Using scientific information as narrative can be a powerful way to communicate.


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Gifted in Science

By Kerry Grens | September 1, 2012

Researchers look to the emerging phenomenon of "crowdfunding" to pay for their work

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Glass Shape Speeds Drinking

By Jef Akst | August 31, 2012

The shape of the glass holding your favorite brew can affect how quickly you get drunk.


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Stalking Sharks

By Jef Akst | August 30, 2012

Researchers monitor the movement of the Pacific’s largest predators and share the information with the world in real time.


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