conservation, culture
Opinion: The Dilemma of Diversity
Opinion: The Dilemma of Diversity
Ed Smith | Jun 10, 2013
The NIH remains a Caucasian-dominated workforce. Why haven’t the agency’s efforts to diversify been successful?
Misconduct Around the Globe
Misconduct Around the Globe
Richard Smith and Tracey Koehlmoos | Jun 1, 2013
Research misconduct is not limited to the developed world, but few countries anywhere are responding adequately.
Defending Against Plagiarism
Defending Against Plagiarism
Jonathan Bailey | Jun 1, 2013
Publishers need to be proactive about detecting and deterring copied text.
Bird Bullies
Bird Bullies
Jef Akst | Jun 1, 2013
Regular supplies of food for scavenger birds in Spain may not be the most effective conservation strategy, as smaller birds are bullied away.
BPTW: By The Numbers
BPTW: By The Numbers
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2013
Take a closer look at some of the statistics generated by The Scientist's Best Place to Work Industry 2013 survey.
Making Good on Research
Making Good on Research
Beth Marie Mole | Jun 1, 2013
Scientists working in developing nations who engage in capacity building find it bolsters the lives of locals and their own work.
It Takes a Village
It Takes a Village
Beth Marie Mole | Jun 1, 2013
Scientists working in developing countries find that giving back to local communities enriches their own research.
Best Places to Work Industry 2013
Best Places to Work Industry 2013
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2013
Our final survey of the life-science industry workplace highlights the companies—small and large, domestic and international—that are making their researchers feel valued and at home.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Dan Cossins | May 23, 2013
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Opinion: Ethics Training in Science
Opinion: Ethics Training in Science
James Hicks | May 14, 2013
The NIH has required researchers to receive instruction about responsible conduct for more than 20 years, but misconduct is still on the rise.