adaptation, ecology, culture, genetics & genomics
Get Your Gut Sequenced
Jef Akst | Sep 8, 2011
A new non-profit endeavor is calling for people to get their gut bacteria sequenced for the sake of science.
Top 7 in Ecology
Bob Grant | Sep 8, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in ecology, from Faculty of 1000
Opinion: The Invasive Ideology
Matthew K. Chew and Scott P. Carroll | Sep 7, 2011
Biologists and conservationists are too eager to demonize non-native species.
Genetics Paper Retracted
Jessica P. Johnson | Sep 2, 2011
Due to statistical errors, a Science paper claiming that mutation is responsible for genetic variation is retracted.
<em>Art + Science Now</em>
Art + Science Now
Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2011
The book that serves as bio art's encyclopedia.
Speak, RNA
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Sep 1, 2011
A trip through the transcriptome
Book Excerpt from The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness
Oren Harman | Sep 1, 2011
In Chapter 13, "Altruism," author Oren Harman discusses how George Price's and John Maynard Smith's 1973 formulation of evolutionarily stable strategy (ESS) meshes with examples of altruism in nature.
Speaking of Science
N/A | Sep 1, 2011
September 2011's selection of notable quotes
Blood Simple
Tia Ghose | Sep 1, 2011
A veterinary vaccine spawned products that could clean the HIV virus from blood supplies.
The 2011 Labby Multimedia Awards
Jessica P. Johnson | Sep 1, 2011
Introducing the winners of our second annual "Labbies" awards