epigenetics, culture
Weathering the Storm
Weathering the Storm
Jef Akst | Dec 1, 2013
How to prepare your lab for natural disasters and cope with unavoidable consequences
Review: <em>The Origin of Species</em>
Review: The Origin of Species
Jef Akst | Nov 22, 2013
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute this week released three short films to teach students about evolution and speciation.
Don’t Fear DIYbio
Don’t Fear DIYbio
Jef Akst | Nov 19, 2013
Biological tinkerers are not the risk that some have made them out to be, according to a new report.
The Epigenetics of Drug Abuse
The Epigenetics of Drug Abuse
Jef Akst | Nov 11, 2013
At the Society for Neuroscience conference, researchers present results linking the epigenome to heroin and cocaine addiction.
Salary Stats
Salary Stats
Chris Palmer and Kate Yandell | Nov 1, 2013
Surprising trends reveal themselves in this year's Salary Survey statistics.
Some Nerve
Some Nerve
Greg Dunn | Nov 1, 2013
The neuron-inspired art of erstwhile neuroscientist Greg Dunn
Book Excerpt from <em>Brave Genius</em>
Book Excerpt from Brave Genius
Sean B. Carroll | Nov 1, 2013
In Chapter 20, “On the Same Path,” author Sean Carroll describes the initial meeting between Nobel Laureates Jacques Monod and Albert Camus.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Nov 1, 2013
Tracks and Shadows, The Gap, The Cure in the Code, and An Appetite for Wonder
Chance and Necessity
Chance and Necessity
Sean B. Carroll | Nov 1, 2013
War and justice brought together two of the greatest minds of the 20th century, a scientist and a writer.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Nov 1, 2013
November 2013's selection of notable quotes