Felisa Wolfe-Simon, culture
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2011
April 2011's selection of notable quotes
PET Guerrilla
Chris Tachibana | Apr 1, 2011
A former Uruguayan antigovernment rebel is developing a revolutionary diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease.
Another Revolution Needed?
Fahd Al-Mulla | Mar 1, 2011
Counting the many plagues that threaten research in the Middle East and North Africa region
Best Places to Work Postdocs, 2011
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 1, 2011
Setting up your own scientific laboratory is no easy task, but this year’s respondents are using their postdoc experiences to prepare for the challenge.
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.
Speaking of Science
N/A | Mar 1, 2011
March 2011's selection of notable quotes
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Mar 1, 2011
Asleep, The Restless Plant, Genetics of Original Sin, Disease Maps
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
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 Everyday Practice of Science
Frederick Grinnell | Feb 1, 2011
In Chapter 3, “Credibility: Validating Discovery Claims,” author Frederick Grinnell details the difficulty in making discoveries that buck current scientific paradigms.