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Researchers Succeed in Keeping Disembodied Pig Brains Alive
Researchers Succeed in Keeping Disembodied Pig Brains Alive
Catherine Offord | May 1, 2018
The organs showed neural activity for up to 36 hours, adding fuel to discussions about the ethics of future neuroscientific research.
Professor Sues <em>PNAS</em> Over Paper Criticisms
Professor Sues PNAS Over Paper Criticisms
Kerry Grens | Nov 2, 2017
Stanford’s Mark Jacobson is asking for $10 million in damages after the journal published a critique of his work on renewable energy.
Irisin Skepticism Goes Way Back
Irisin Skepticism Goes Way Back
Kerry Grens | Mar 18, 2015
Post-publication peer reviewers had questioned data about the supposed fat-browning enzyme from the get-go.
Glowing Plants Firm Gets Venture Backing
Glowing Plants Firm Gets Venture Backing
Bob Grant | Aug 13, 2014
After raising more than $450,000 on Kickstarter, a startup making glow-in-the-dark houseplants attracts seed funding from a Silicon Valley venture capital firm.
Opinion: Confronting Creationism
Opinion: Confronting Creationism
Ann Reid and Glenn Branch | Feb 7, 2014
Five reasons why scientists should stay out of debates over evolution.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Aug 1, 2013
August 2013's selection of notable quotes
Debate over Glowing Plants Grows
Debate over Glowing Plants Grows
Bob Grant | Jun 5, 2013
A Kickstarter project that promises donors Arabidopsis seeds transfected with firefly genes is causing a stir.
Survival of the Fittest (to print)
Mary Beth Aberlin | Aug 1, 2012
Science publishing is locked in an evolutionary arms race as it edges further into the digital age.