ENCODE, culture, ecology
Misconduct Around the Globe
Misconduct Around the Globe
Richard Smith and Tracey Koehlmoos | Jun 1, 2013
Research misconduct is not limited to the developed world, but few countries anywhere are responding adequately.
Best Places to Work Industry 2013
Best Places to Work Industry 2013
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2013
Our final survey of the life-science industry workplace highlights the companies—small and large, domestic and international—that are making their researchers feel valued and at home.
It Takes a Village
It Takes a Village
Beth Marie Mole | Jun 1, 2013
Scientists working in developing countries find that giving back to local communities enriches their own research.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Dan Cossins | May 23, 2013
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Arctic Bacteria Thrives at Mars Temps
Arctic Bacteria Thrives at Mars Temps
Bob Grant | May 23, 2013
Researchers discover a microbe living at -15°C, the coldest temperature ever reported for bacterial growth, giving hope to the search for life elsewhere in the cosmos.
Ladybird Bioterrorists
Ladybird Bioterrorists
Ruth Williams | May 16, 2013
The Asian harlequin ladybird carries a biological weapon to wipe out competing species.
Opinion: Remediating Misconduct
Opinion: Remediating Misconduct
James DuBois | May 14, 2013
Should institutions invest in changing the behavior of scientists found guilty of violating research rules and ethics?
Opinion: Ethics Training in Science
Opinion: Ethics Training in Science
James Hicks | May 14, 2013
The NIH has required researchers to receive instruction about responsible conduct for more than 20 years, but misconduct is still on the rise.
Plants Communicate with Help of Fungi
Plants Communicate with Help of Fungi
Dan Cossins | May 14, 2013
Symbiotic fungi on the roots of bean plants can act as an underground signaling network, transmitting early warnings of impending aphid attacks.
 
Arctic Foxes Suffer from Seafood Diet
Arctic Foxes Suffer from Seafood Diet
Dan Cossins | May 9, 2013
The decline of a population of Arctic foxes isolated on a small Russian island may be due to mercury pollution from their diet of seabirds and seals.