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Book Excerpt from The Science of Consequences
Book Excerpt from The Science of Consequences
Susan M. Schneider | Nov 1, 2012
In Chapter 2, "Consequences and Evolution: The Cause That Works Backwards," author Susan M. Schneider places evolutionary theory in terms of the science of consequences.
Truth and Consequences
Truth and Consequences
Susan M. Schneider | Nov 1, 2012
Studying the consequences of behavior has shed light on a wide range of life-science phenomena, pathological as well as everyday.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Annie Gottlieb | Nov 1, 2012
Spillover, Answers for Aristotle, Who’s in Charge? and Science Set Free
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Nov 1, 2012
November 2012's selection of notable quotes
Poetry and Pictures, circa 1830
Poetry and Pictures, circa 1830
Beth Marie Mole | Nov 1, 2012
On the bicentennial of his birth, Edward Lear is celebrated for his whimsical poetry and his stunningly accurate scientific illustrations.
Military Mind Wars
Military Mind Wars
Jonathan D. Moreno | Nov 1, 2012
How neuroscience research can inform military counterintelligence tactics, and the moral responsibilities that accompany such research
Life Sciences Salary Survey 2012
Life Sciences Salary Survey 2012
Hayley Dunning | Nov 1, 2012
Researcher salaries continue to buck the trend of the millennium’s first decade, remaining flat or even declining across most life science disciplines.
Life Science Salaries
Life Science Salaries
The Scientist Staff | Nov 1, 2012
Check out the breakdown of this year's Salary Survey data, including how compensation differs between sex, sector, and state.
Natural-Born Doctors
Natural-Born Doctors
Sabrina Richards | Oct 23, 2012
Bees, sheep, and chimps are just a few of the animals known to self-medicate. Can they teach us about maintaining our own health?
Opinion: Think Like Turing
Opinion: Think Like Turing
Neil Greenspan | Oct 22, 2012
Biomedical researchers would benefit from emulating the logically rigorous reasoning of the late Alan Turing, British mathematician, computer scientist, and master cryptographer.