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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
Sandy’s Impact on Science
Sandy’s Impact on Science
Jef Akst | Nov 5, 2012
More stories surface about how last week’s super storm is affecting research up and down the coast—and how science is fighting back.
Military Mind Wars
Military Mind Wars
Jonathan D. Moreno | Nov 1, 2012
How neuroscience research can inform military counterintelligence tactics, and the moral responsibilities that accompany such research
Poetry and Pictures, circa 1830
Poetry and Pictures, circa 1830
Beth Marie Mole | Nov 1, 2012
On the bicentennial of his birth, Edward Lear is celebrated for his whimsical poetry and his stunningly accurate scientific illustrations.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Nov 1, 2012
November 2012's selection of notable quotes
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Annie Gottlieb | Nov 1, 2012
Spillover, Answers for Aristotle, Who’s in Charge? and Science Set Free
Truth and Consequences
Truth and Consequences
Susan M. Schneider | Nov 1, 2012
Studying the consequences of behavior has shed light on a wide range of life-science phenomena, pathological as well as everyday.
Book Excerpt from The Science of Consequences
Book Excerpt from The Science of Consequences
Susan M. Schneider | Nov 1, 2012
In Chapter 2, "Consequences and Evolution: The Cause That Works Backwards," author Susan M. Schneider places evolutionary theory in terms of the science of consequences.
Life Sciences Salary Survey 2012
Life Sciences Salary Survey 2012
Hayley Dunning | Nov 1, 2012
Researcher salaries continue to buck the trend of the millennium’s first decade, remaining flat or even declining across most life science disciplines.
Life Science Salaries
Life Science Salaries
The Scientist Staff | Nov 1, 2012
Check out the breakdown of this year's Salary Survey data, including how compensation differs between sex, sector, and state.