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No sociology please, we're scientists
PN Ranganathan(ranganat@u.arizona.edu) | May 22, 2005
please, spare us the sociological/political nonsense.
Can Single Cells Learn?
Can Single Cells Learn?
Catherine Offord | May 1, 2021
A controversial idea from the mid-20th century is attracting renewed attention from researchers developing theories for how cognition arises with or without a brain.
Sociologists to Study the March for Science
Sociologists to Study the March for Science
Diana Kwon | Apr 16, 2017
Researchers hope to use the upcoming event as an opportunity to examine the social science of political activism among science supporters.
The So-Called Science Wars And Sociological Gravitas
Paul Gross | Apr 27, 1997
For two decades, disparagement of science has been among the products of an emerging academic multidiscipline-"science studies," or "sci-tech-studies" (STS) as it's known in the United States. Only recently has serious notice been taken, by a few scientists and other scholars, of the phenomenon. The general agreements and normal academic food-fights within STS have received little outside attention. Not all STS participants, by any means, disparage science. Good work is being done in the socia
Gender Equality in Hunter-Gatherer Groups
Gender Equality in Hunter-Gatherer Groups
Amanda B. Keener | May 18, 2015
When both men and women in hunter-gatherer societies have a say about where their families live, whole communities benefit from increased diversity, a study shows.
NIDA Weighs In on Pot
NIDA Weighs In on Pot
Bob Grant | Jun 9, 2014
Addiction is one among many potential adverse effects of the increasingly popular drug, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Opinion: Despite Limitations, Study Offers Clues to Gender Bias
Opinion: Despite Limitations, Study Offers Clues to Gender Bias
Flaminio Squazzoni | Jan 29, 2021
A response to Ada Hagan’s opinion piece suggesting that our study “compromises response to gender bias.”
Inside the IPCC
Inside the IPCC
Bob Grant | Oct 15, 2013
Social scientists propose a study to document the interactions among members of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change during their closed-door deliberations.
The Promise of Scientific Partnerships with People on the Spectrum
The Promise of Scientific Partnerships with People on the Spectrum
Laura Dattaro | Jan 18, 2021
Five collaborations involving autistic scientists and experts are advancing autism research, from lending support for theories of the condition to shoring up trials of new treatments.
The Top Retractions of 2020
The Top Retractions of 2020
Retraction Watch | Dec 15, 2020
The Retraction Watch team takes a look at the most important publishing mistakes this year.

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