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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.
Coming to Terms
Coming to Terms
Anna Ajduk and Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz | Nov 1, 2012
New noninvasive methods of selecting the most viable embryo could revolutionize in vitro fertilization.
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
Contributors
Contributors
Beth Marie Mole | Nov 1, 2012
Meet some of the people featured in the November 2012 issue of The Scientist.
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.
Exit Strategy
Exit Strategy
Hayley Dunning | Nov 1, 2012
Large RNA-protein packets use a novel mechanism to escape the cell nucleus.