Opinion (old)
Sexual Politics and Science: Two Predicaments
Alexander McPherson and May C. Morris | Mar 31, 2009
A Matter of Conscience Editor's Note (March 31). The April issue of The Scientist includes an Opinion entitled "A Matter of Conscience" in which Alexander McPherson laid out his objections to sexual harassment training at the University of California at Irvine. In the meantime McPherson has participated in the training, for reasons given in the update below. The Opinion article follows the update. My conflict with the University of Califo
The Economic Stimulus and Science
Alastair J.J. Wood | Feb 28, 2009
A fixed percentage of a country's GDP should be committed to research.
Time for an IP Share Market?
James Lyons-Weiler | Jan 31, 2009
Direct investment in market-valued intellectual property could drive translational success.
Tackling Human Resources in Africa
Odile Oukem-Boyer, Appolinaire Djikeng, Giulia Cappelli, and Pierre Fouda | Dec 31, 2008
How one institute leverages overseas talent to develop its research strategy.
Disease Prevention in Islamic Countries
Ali Ardalan, Kawkab Shishani, Abdel Belal, Kuntoro, Ghada Ahmad for the OIC NCD | Oct 31, 2008
A network of international experts is setting up a Supercourse to meet the challenge.
What Makes Science 'Science'?
James Williams | Sep 30, 2008
Trainee teachers don't have a clue, and most scientists probably don't either. That's bad news.
Foundation-led Drug Discovery
Robert E. Pacifici and David P. Rankin | Aug 31, 2008
Virtual biotechs target and develop translational research.
More Women at the Top
Katharine A. Gleason, Rosalyn C. Richman, Page S. Morahan | Jul 31, 2008
One program's success in preparing and sustaining women for leadership in the sciences.
A Head Start
Justin Jefferson | Jul 31, 2008
How an undergraduate internship helped a student from the projects explore his love of science.
Mobilizing Students for Change
Sandeep P. Kishore | Jun 30, 2008
An organization focused on neglected diseases links trainees North and South.