albedo, ecology, culture
Book Excerpt from <em>How We Do It: The Evolution and Future of Human Reproduction</em>
Book Excerpt from How We Do It: The Evolution and Future of Human Reproduction
Robert Martin | Jul 1, 2013
In Chapter 3, “From Mating to Conception,” author Robert Martin explores the question of why humans and other primates frequently engage in sexual intercourse when females are not fertile.
Sea Bugs
Sea Bugs
Joshua S. Weitz and Steven W. Wilhelm | Jul 1, 2013
Ocean viruses can impact marine ecosystems in several ways.
Research Behind Bars
Research Behind Bars
Dan Cossins | Jul 1, 2013
Ecologist Nalini Nadkarni advances forest conservation and science advocacy by enlisting the help of prisoners.
An Ocean of Viruses
An Ocean of Viruses
Joshua S. Weitz and Steven W. Wilhelm | Jul 1, 2013
Viruses abound in the world’s oceans, yet researchers are only beginning to understand how they affect life and chemistry from the water’s surface to the sea floor.
The Art of Science
The Art of Science
Chris Palmer | Jun 21, 2013
Princeton scientists and engineers create a stunning collection of scientific images better suited for a gallery than a lab meeting.
Opinion: Going International
Opinion: Going International
Jane Payumo, Prema Arasu | Jun 10, 2013
US universities need to reach across their own borders to retain global scientific preeminence.
Opinion: The Dilemma of Diversity
Opinion: The Dilemma of Diversity
Ed Smith | Jun 10, 2013
The NIH remains a Caucasian-dominated workforce. Why haven’t the agency’s efforts to diversify been successful?
Misconduct Around the Globe
Misconduct Around the Globe
Richard Smith and Tracey Koehlmoos | Jun 1, 2013
Research misconduct is not limited to the developed world, but few countries anywhere are responding adequately.
Defending Against Plagiarism
Defending Against Plagiarism
Jonathan Bailey | Jun 1, 2013
Publishers need to be proactive about detecting and deterring copied text.
Bird Bullies
Bird Bullies
Jef Akst | Jun 1, 2013
Regular supplies of food for scavenger birds in Spain may not be the most effective conservation strategy, as smaller birds are bullied away.