gene patents, culture, developmental biology
NIH Bias Challenged
NIH Bias Challenged
Jef Akst | Feb 1, 2013
A new study disputes findings of a 2011 analysis suggesting that black researchers are funded less than their equally qualified white peers.
Fellow Travelers
Fellow Travelers
Dan Cossins | Feb 1, 2013
Collective cell migration relies on a directional signal that comes from the moving cluster, rather than from external cues.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Annie Gottlieb | Feb 1, 2013
The Science of Love, Bad Pharma, Genes, Cells and Brains, and Nature Wars
The A@#hole Scientist
The A@#hole Scientist
Aaron James | Feb 1, 2013
Can a vexing sense of entitlement actually aid in the pursuit of knowledge?
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2013
February 2013's selection of notable quotes
Contributors
Contributors
Beth Marie Mole | Feb 1, 2013
Meet some of the people featured in the February 2013 issue of The Scientist.
Let's Make a Deal
Let's Make a Deal
Stephanie Eberle | Feb 1, 2013
Six myths about job and salary negotiations and how they may hinder your ability to bargain effectively.
Why Insects Should Be in Your Diet
Why Insects Should Be in Your Diet
Aaron T. Dossey | Feb 1, 2013
Because of their high protein and fat content and their reproductive efficiency, insects hold great promise for thwarting an impending global food crisis.
Go Forth, Cells
Go Forth, Cells
Dan Cossins | Feb 1, 2013
Watch the cell transplant experiments in zebrafish that suggest certain embryonic cells rely on intrinsic directional cues for collective migration.
Opinion: Communication Crisis in Research
Opinion: Communication Crisis in Research
David Rubenson | Jan 30, 2013
The problem threatens progress and stems from both a lack of attention to clear discourse and a scientific culture not focused on critical challenges.