Book Excerpt from <em>Pleased to Meet Me</em>
Book Excerpt from Pleased to Meet Me
In Chapter 6, author Bill Sullivan explains how irrational fears can be passed down through transgenerational epigenetic inheritance.
Book Excerpt from Pleased to Meet Me
Book Excerpt from Pleased to Meet Me

In Chapter 6, author Bill Sullivan explains how irrational fears can be passed down through transgenerational epigenetic inheritance.

In Chapter 6, author Bill Sullivan explains how irrational fears can be passed down through transgenerational epigenetic inheritance.

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Can Genetics Explain Human Behavior?
Can Genetics Explain Human Behavior?
Bill Sullivan | Sep 1, 2019
The author of a new book about emerging concepts in human genetics considers the question.
Academia to FBI on Monitoring Chinese Scientists: &ldquo;Tread Carefully&rdquo;
Academia to FBI on Monitoring Chinese Scientists: “Tread Carefully”
Jef Akst | Aug 12, 2019
Nearly two dozen higher education groups warn the government to be cautious when advising US research universities to keep an eye on students and faculty with ties to certain Chinese institutions.
Opinion: How to Stop Women&rsquo;s Silence in STEM
Opinion: How to Stop Women’s Silence in STEM
Andrea Anton, Francisca C. Garcia, Maria Ll. Calleja | Jul 16, 2019
Our survey of seminars in biology and chemistry shows that women ask fewer questions than men. We propose ways to change that.
Book Excerpt from <em>Deep Medicine</em>
Book Excerpt from Deep Medicine
Eric Topol | Jul 15, 2019
In Chapter 10, “Deep Discovery,” author Eric Topol considers the marriage of omics and AI.
#MeTooSTEM Founder BethAnn McLaughlin Has Left Vanderbilt
#MeTooSTEM Founder BethAnn McLaughlin Has Left Vanderbilt
Ashley P. Taylor | Jul 10, 2019
Her departure follows her denial of tenure.
Making Sense of Magnetic Navigation
Making Sense of Magnetic Navigation
David Barrie | Jun 1, 2019
A new book about remarkable feats of migration by animals explores the front lines of research into how they do it.
Ten Minute Sabbatical
Ten Minute Sabbatical
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2019
Take a break from the bench to puzzle and peruse.
Belief in the Unseen
Belief in the Unseen
Bob Grant | Jun 1, 2019
Science doesn’t require faith, but fostering trust in its practitioners can help the public move past unfounded doubts.
Cerebral Inception
Cerebral Inception
Bob Grant | May 1, 2019
Our brains have evolved to the point where we can build artificial brains that might help us understand our brains. Let that sink in.