Opinion
Opinion: Teaching Science Without Harm
Opinion: Teaching Science Without Harm
Katherine Groff | Jan 3, 2013
Animal dissections are not needed in education.
Opinion: Is America Ready to Listen?
Opinion: Is America Ready to Listen?
Ashley A. Anderson, Edward W. Maibach, Anthony Leiserowitz | Dec 12, 2012
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, climate scientists should make their consensus about climate change known to all who care to listen.
Opinion: Parachuting off the Patent Cliff
Opinion: Parachuting off the Patent Cliff
Sandra S. Lee | Dec 6, 2012
As the United States edges ever closer to the dreaded fiscal cliff, the pharmaceutical industry approaches a precipice of its own.
Opinion: Evolving CO2-Hungry Crops
Opinion: Evolving CO2-Hungry Crops
Mark Howden, Lewis H. Ziska | Dec 4, 2012
Breeding plants that can convert more carbon dioxide to food could help feed a growing population.
Opinion: Learning from Transcriptomes
Opinion: Learning from Transcriptomes
David Smith | Nov 28, 2012
In the largest microbial eukaryote genetic sequencing effort ever attempted, researchers are investigating the transcriptomes of 700 marine algae species.
Opinion: Rescuing Ecosystems
Opinion: Rescuing Ecosystems
David Moreno-Mateos | Nov 20, 2012
Pushing the envelope of ecosystem restoration and creation could help recover the planet’s biodiversity.
Opinion: Talking Genomics
Opinion: Talking Genomics
Trevor Quirk | Nov 13, 2012
The crucial importance of language in the debate over the regulation of direct-to-consumer genetic tests
Opinion: Science in the Courtroom
Opinion: Science in the Courtroom
James Tabery | Nov 6, 2012
Should biological explanations for criminal behavior influence a judge’s or jury’s decision about how to handle a case? If so, how?
Opinion: Super Storm Sandy
Opinion: Super Storm Sandy
Kevin Trenberth | Oct 31, 2012
What role did climate change play in this week’s massive hurricane?
Opinion: Fishy Deaths
Opinion: Fishy Deaths
Steven Apfelbaum | Oct 29, 2012
Record fish die-offs in the Midwest call for a fresh look at how humans are disrupting the planet’s essential water cycle.