developmental biology, evolution, culture
Attacking AIDS on Many Fronts
Attacking AIDS on Many Fronts
Peter Piot | May 1, 2015
A close cooperation between science, politics, and economics has helped to control one of history’s most destructive epidemics.
 
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | May 1, 2015
The Genealogy of a Gene, On the Move, The Chimp and the River, and Domesticated
Think Before You Fire
Think Before You Fire
Sarah Ramsay | May 1, 2015
Industry layoffs may save a few dollars, at the cost of losing the collective brainpower of thousands of scientists.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2015
May 2015's selection of notable quotes
Similar Strokes
Similar Strokes
Jenny Rood | Apr 29, 2015
Physics drove the convergent evolution of swimming in 22 unrelated marine species, a study suggests.
Viral Protector
Viral Protector
Jef Akst | Apr 21, 2015
A retrovirus embedded in the human genome may help protect embryos from other viruses, and influence fetal development.
Citrus History
Citrus History
Jenny Rood | Apr 16, 2015
An analysis of 34 chloroplast genomes reveals how and when modern fruit varieties evolved from a common ancestor.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Jenny Rood | Apr 8, 2015
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Book Excerpt from <em>p53</em>
Book Excerpt from p53
Sue Armstrong | Apr 1, 2015
In Chapter 12, "Of Mice and Men," author Sue Armstrong recounts the point at which researchers moved from working with p53 in tissue culture to studying the gene in animal models.
Contributors
Contributors
Jenny Rood | Apr 1, 2015
Meet some of the people featured in the April 2015 issue of The Scientist.