Alzheimer's Disease, ecology
Unhealthy Chemicals Linked to Fracking
Unhealthy Chemicals Linked to Fracking
Jef Akst | Dec 17, 2013
Water samples collected from natural gas extraction sites in Colorado contain hormone-disrupting chemicals linked to birth defects, infertility, and cancer.
The Scientist on The Pulse #1
The Scientist on The Pulse #1
Kerry Grens | Dec 13, 2013
Kerry Grens updates the latest science news for December 13, 2013
Biology's Coefficient
Biology's Coefficient
Megan Scudellari | Dec 1, 2013
Joel Cohen uses the tools of mathematics to deconstruct questions of life.
Waiting in the Wings
Waiting in the Wings
Erin Weeks | Dec 1, 2013
A century’s worth of collected butterflies shed light on how climate change threatens the survival of early-emerging species.
Virginia Targets Wild Pigs
Virginia Targets Wild Pigs
Bob Grant | Nov 26, 2013
The state assembles a task force to try to slow the growth of burgeoning populations of the ecologically destructive invasive species.
Lozano on DBS
Lozano on DBS
Andres Lozano | Nov 1, 2013
Neurosurgeon Andres Lozano discusses deep-brain stimulation in this TEDx talk.
Contributors
Contributors
Abby Olena | Nov 1, 2013
Meet some of the people featured in the November 2013 issue of The Scientist.
Carp Breed in Great Lakes Watershed
Carp Breed in Great Lakes Watershed
Kerry Grens | Oct 29, 2013
New evidence indicates that invasive Asian carp have bred in the Lake Erie basin.
New Alzheimer’s-Associated Genes
New Alzheimer’s-Associated Genes
Tracy Vence | Oct 28, 2013
A GWAS meta-analysis identifies 11 new loci associated with onset of the neurodegenerative disease.
Tuning the Brain
Tuning the Brain
Andres Lozano | Oct 28, 2013
Deep-brain stimulation is allowing neurosurgeons to adjust the neural activity in specific brain regions to treat thousands of patients with myriad neurological disorders.