developing world, microbiology, developmental biology, culture, ecology
Resistant to Failure
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 1, 2011
A Duke University researcher survives a sticky situation at a federal research institution to make major strides in determining the genetic roots of Staphylococcus aureus antibiotic resistance.
Imprinting Diversity
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 1, 2011
Joachim Messing talks about how genomic imprinting may be a strong driver of diversity.
Speaking of Science
N/A | Mar 1, 2011
March 2011's selection of notable quotes
Character Flaws?
Vanessa Schipani | Mar 1, 2011
Two lizard taxonomists champion the use of Bayesian species delimitation to settle taxonomic debates.
Taking Time for Baby
Bob Grant | Mar 1, 2011
Having a child changes everything. But it doesn’t necessarily have to disrupt your research while you’re out on leave.
The Birds and the Bees
Tim Birkhead | Mar 1, 2011
A recent book exposes what Darwin got wrong about sexual behavior in birds, and what his error tells us about the evolution of scientific knowledge.
Book excerpt from The Wisdom of Birds
Tim Birkhead | Mar 1, 2011
In Chapter 9, “Darwin in Denial,” author Tim Birkhead explains how Darwin’s failure to recognize avian female promiscuity resulted in a century of misconceptions about sexual selection
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Mar 1, 2011
Asleep, The Restless Plant, Genetics of Original Sin, Disease Maps
The Great Escape
Richard P. Grant | Feb 1, 2011
 

Editor's choice in microbiology

 
Losers Fight Back
Richard P. Grant | Feb 1, 2011
Editor's choice in developmental biology