CDC, culture
The Price of DNA IDs
The Price of DNA IDs
Jef Akst | Sep 16, 2013
Following natural disasters or violent political turmoil, DNA science can help identify victims. But what if a country can’t afford the technology?
CDC Charts Antibiotic Resistance Threat
CDC Charts Antibiotic Resistance Threat
Tracy Vence | Sep 16, 2013
The agency estimates that at least 23,000 people in the U.S. die each year as a result of antibiotic-resistant infections. 
Opinion: Making Room for Rising Stars
Opinion: Making Room for Rising Stars
Brad Fenwick | Sep 4, 2013
Dealing with the delicate matter of retirement for aging academics
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2013
September 2013's selection of notable quotes
A New Way of Seeing
A New Way of Seeing
M. Joan Dawson | Sep 1, 2013
Inspiration and controversy attended the birth of magnetic resonance imaging, a diagnostic technology that changed the course of human medicine.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2013
Rocket Girl, The Cancer Chronicles, Abominable Science!, and The Sports Gene
Book Excerpt from <em>Paul Lauterbur and the Invention of MRI</em>
Book Excerpt from Paul Lauterbur and the Invention of MRI
M. Joan Dawson | Sep 1, 2013
In Chapter 6, “The first fruitful weeks,” author M. Joan Dawson describes her late husband’s first steps in the invention of a revolutionary imaging technology.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Aug 1, 2013
August 2013's selection of notable quotes
Intelligent Life: The Search Continues
Intelligent Life: The Search Continues
Dorion Sagan | Aug 1, 2013
Humans continue to scan the cosmos for a familiar brand of intelligence while ignoring a deeper form that pulses here at home.
Capsule Reviews: Summer Fiction
Capsule Reviews: Summer Fiction
Bob Grant | Aug 1, 2013
Crescent, An Empty Land of Plenty, Prophet of Bones, and Equilateral