data interpretation, culture
Speaking of Science
Not cited | Feb 1, 2011
February 2011's selection of notable quotes
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Feb 1, 2011
Quirk, Darwin's Armada, The Death & Life of Monterey Bay, Elegance in Science
The Evolution of Credibility
Frederick Grinnell | Feb 1, 2011
The winding path that an interesting result takes to become a bona fide discovery is just one of the topics covered in this new book on the practice of science.
Appealing Choice
Erika Lorraine Milam | Jan 1, 2011
A book is born from pondering why sexual selection was, for so long, a minor component of evolutionary biology.
N/A | Jan 1, 2011
A selection of comments from our readers
Watt Fun!
Karen Hopkin | Jan 1, 2011
Her doctoral advisor told her to amuse herself, and Fiona Watt has done just that—probing individual stem cells and determining the genes and molecules that direct them to differentiate or cause them to contribute to cancer.
The Profits of Nonprofit
Megan Scudellari | Jan 1, 2011
The surprising results when drug development and altruism collide
Capsule Reviews
Richard P. Grant | Jan 1, 2011
How to Catch a Robot Rat, On Fact and Fraud, Not a Chimp, Here Is a Human Being
Book Excerpt from Looking for a Few Good Males
Erika Lorraine Milam | Jan 1, 2011
In Chapter 2, "Progressive Desire," author Erika Lorraine Milam explores sexual selection’s incursion into evolutionary theory.