chromosome folding domains, culture
Opinion: The Postdoc Challenge
Magdia De Jesus | Aug 1, 2012
Financial hardships of young scientists in training are forcing many talented researchers to find new careers.
Best in Academia, 2012
The Scientist Staff | Aug 1, 2012
Topping this year’s survey of academic researchers is the J. David Gladstone Institutes, a San Francisco-based nonprofit biomedical research organization with a focus on cardiovascular disease, virology and immunology, and neurodegenerative disorders
Capsule Reviews
Annie Gottlieb | Aug 1, 2012
Gifts of the Crow, What the Robin Knows, The Unfeathered Bird, and America’s Other Audubon
The Stuff of Nightmares
Cristina Luiggi | Aug 1, 2012
Researchers working in war-torn countries find hints to the molecular roots of posttraumatic stress disorder.
Island Disease
Jef Akst | Aug 1, 2012
People living on islands in the Norwegian Sea suffer from an unusually high rate of certain genetic diseases and health issues, making the population ripe for research.
Bring On the Transparency Index
Adam Marcus and Ivan Oransky | Aug 1, 2012
Grading journals on how well they share information with readers will help deliver accountability to an industry that often lacks it.
Predatory Publishing
Jeffrey Beall | Aug 1, 2012
Overzealous open-access advocates are creating an exploitative environment, threatening the credibility of scholarly publishing.
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Aug 1, 2012
August 2012's selection of notable quotes
Opinion: Scientists’ Intuitive Failures
Matthew C. Nisbet and Dietram A. Scheufele | Jul 23, 2012
Much of what researchers believe about the public and effective communication is wrong.
EU Promotes Collaboration
Jef Akst | Jul 18, 2012
Research and funding organizations pledge to support a new system to support cross-border collaboration within the European Union.