decomposition, culture
Speaking of Science
The Scientist | Sep 1, 2012
September 2012's selection of notable quotes
Capsule Reviews
Annie Gottlieb | Sep 1, 2012
Wired for Story, Dreamland, Homo Mysterious, and Vagina
A Story Biological
John Coates | Sep 1, 2012
Using scientific information as narrative can be a powerful way to communicate.
Gifted in Science
Kerry Grens | Sep 1, 2012
Researchers look to the emerging phenomenon of "crowdfunding" to pay for their work
Glass Shape Speeds Drinking
Jef Akst | Aug 31, 2012
The shape of the glass holding your favorite brew can affect how quickly you get drunk.
Stalking Sharks
Jef Akst | Aug 30, 2012
Researchers monitor the movement of the Pacific’s largest predators and share the information with the world in real time.
Curiouser and Curiouser
Kenneth C. Catania | Aug 23, 2012
A review of the new book Curious Behavior, which delves into the quirks of human conduct.
Do That Again
Nina Bai | Aug 15, 2012
A new initiative offers gold stars to researchers willing to have their studies replicated by other labs, but will it fix science’s growing irreproducibility problem?
Sanctioned Psychiatrist Off Restriction
Jef Akst | Aug 14, 2012
Charles Nemeroff, who was barred from receiving grants for 2 years in 2008, snags $401K from the NIH to study PTSD.
The Eternal Digital Dance
Ashley P. Taylor | Aug 9, 2012
Choreographer Merce Cunningham achieved a kind of immortality by employing technology to capture a solo dance that he never taught to his pupils.