hESCs, immunology, culture
Sleep Tight
Sleep Tight
Emily Monosson | Oct 1, 2014
Bed bugs are but one example of a species whose populations have evolved in response to human behavior.
Eyes on the Prize
Eyes on the Prize
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Oct 1, 2014
A handful of stem cell therapeutics for vision disorders are showing promise in early-stage trials, and still more are in development. But there’s a long road to travel before patients see real benefit.
 
Science Gone Social
Science Gone Social
Sara K. Yeo, Michael A. Xenos, Dietram A. Scheufele, Michael A. Cacciatore, Dominique Brossard | Oct 1, 2014
Scientists are beginning to embrace social media as a viable means of communicating with public audiences.
Setting the Record Straight
Setting the Record Straight
Daniel Cossins | Oct 1, 2014
Scientists are taking to social media to challenge weak research, share replication attempts in real time, and counteract hype. Will this online discourse enrich the scientific process?
Epigenetics of Trained Innate Immunity
Epigenetics of Trained Innate Immunity
Ruth Williams | Sep 25, 2014
Documenting the epigenetic landscape of human innate immune cells reveals pathways essential for training macrophages.
Losing Languages
Losing Languages
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 4, 2014
Biological criteria and evolutionary models help predict threats to spoken language, according to two studies.
Book Excerpt from <em>The Lagoon</em>
Book Excerpt from The Lagoon
Armand Marie Leroi | Sep 1, 2014
Author Armand Marie Leroi reminisces about the shells that sparked his love of science.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2014
An Indomitable Beast, What If?, Superintelligence, and Dataclysm
Aristotelian Biology
Aristotelian Biology
Armand Marie Leroi | Sep 1, 2014
The ancient Greek philosopher was the first scientist.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2014
September 2014's selection of notable quotes