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Why Don't We Share Data?
Steven Wiley | Apr 1, 2009
There are so, so many reasons—and they make a lot of sense.
The Problem of Perception
Steven Wiley | Mar 1, 2009
Your interpretation of results depends on more than just the results.
Facts First
Steven Wiley | Feb 1, 2009
In my youth, I designed a cell biology course I thought grad students would love. They hated it.
Don't Fight to be Cited
Steven Wiley | Jan 1, 2009
Forget and - submit your papers to the journals read by your grant reviewers.
Here's To Intelligent Innovating
Steven Wiley | Dec 1, 2008
If you build a hammer, make sure you have something to nail.
Peer Review Isn't Perfect...
Steven Wiley | Nov 1, 2008
...But it's not a conspiracy designed to maintain the status quo.
Waiting for Einstein
Steven Wiley | Oct 1, 2008
The dawn of a unified theory of biology may finally be upon us.
My Favorite Fraud
Steven Wiley | Sep 1, 2008
A paper I read more than 25 years ago taught me a lesson I'll never forget.
Big Biology is Here to Stay
Steven Wiley | Aug 1, 2008
Why R01-funded biologists should throw their support behind large-scale research projects.
Research Locally, Think Globally
Steven Wiley | Jul 1, 2008
Focusing on details may get you published, but what do we lose in the process?
Why National Laboratories?
Steven Wiley | Jun 1, 2008
For certain experiments, I've learned that there's no better place to do biology.
Hypothesis-Free? No Such Thing
Steven Wiley | May 1, 2008
Even so-called "discovery-driven research" needs a hypothesis to make any sense.
No to Negative Data
Steven Wiley | Apr 1, 2008
Why I believe findings that disprove a hypothesis are largely not worth publishing.
It's Not Just About Innovation
Steven Wiley | Mar 1, 2008
New ideas are cheap; what we really need are scientists who can see them through.
Think Like a Cockroach
Steven Wiley | Feb 1, 2008
How I survived an extinction event in biological research.
Telling Science's Stories
Steven Wiley | Jan 1, 2008
In case you didn't realize it, biology is built on an oral tradition.
My Eye's On You
Glenn McGee | Dec 1, 2007
What to think about night vision, tetrachromatic vision, and other visual enhancements?
Let's Mandate Masks
Jack Woodall | Dec 1, 2007
Why every man, woman, and child should carry masks at all times.
Devil and the Deep Blue Sea?
Glenn McGee | Nov 1, 2007
Scientists instinctively love nanotechnology, which is why they shouldn't be in charge of it.
Soda, with a Side of Chagas
Jack Woodall | Nov 1, 2007
How did a deadly disease creep into a popular Brazilian beverage?