brain, culture, neuroscience
Stapel Paper Retracted
Jef Akst | Dec 2, 2011
The Dutch Psychologist who’s made headlines recently for a massive case of scientific fraud has a Science paper retracted.
Life Sciences Salary Survey 2011
Jef Akst and Edyta Zielinska | Dec 1, 2011
US salaries are starting to recover after last year’s survey recorded the first-ever drop.
Frank Bradke: Privy to Axon Growth
Jef Akst | Dec 1, 2011
Full Professor and Senior Research Group Leader, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases. Age: 42
Science and Stanzas
Katherine Larson | Dec 1, 2011
A poet finds artistic inspiration in her work as a scientist and new perceptions in the lines and linkages of her art.
Critical Connections
Karen Hopkin | Dec 1, 2011
Through a series of sustained collaborations, Joshua Sanes has deciphered the molecular synergy that guides synapse formation.
Flight of the Honeybee
Richard P. Grant | Dec 1, 2011
Editor’s Choice in Neuroscience
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2011
Meet some of the people featured in the November/December 2011 issue of The Scientist.
Punch Drunk
Jef Akst | Dec 1, 2011
After a concussion forces him to retire, a former pro-wrestler starts an institute to study the neurological effects of repeated brain injuries.
Teen DNA Detectives
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2011
Genomicist Mark Stoeckle and three high school students have taken do-it-yourself science to a new level. 
Barcode High
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2011
The story of a group of high school students who, with the help of a Rockefeller University researcher, conducted and published studies on the biological provenance of sushi and teas from around New York City.