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Notable Science Quotes
Staff | Dec 1, 2016
The importance of science innovation, publishing and gender, and more
Book Excerpt from
John Parrington | Nov 30, 2016
In Chapter 8, author John Parrington explores the intersection of precision genome editing and stem cell technologies.
2016 Top 10 Innovations: Honorable Mentions
Staff | Nov 30, 2016
These runners up to the Top 10 Innovations of 2016 caught our judges' attention.
Opinion: The Impact Factor, Re-envisioned
Shibo Jiang, Haoyang Li, Yan Wang | Nov 18, 2016
A combination of the traditional metric and the newer h5 index potentiates the scientific community toward more-balanced evaluation.
Social Media Accelerates Science
Ben Andrew Henry | Nov 1, 2016
How researchers are taking advantage of Twitter and other forums to do, share, and discuss research
Neuron Populations Involved in Mouse Olfaction Change Over Time
Jef Akst | Nov 1, 2016
Male mice exposed to females, their urine, or a chemical in their urine lost sensory neurons in their vomeronasal organs that respond to that chemical.
2016 Life Sciences Salary Survey
Karen Zusi | Nov 1, 2016
Most researchers feel stimulated by their work but are dissatisfied with their compensation, according to this year’s results.
When Nobel Laureates Earn Their Awards
Jef Akst | Oct 3, 2016
Winners in the Physiology or Medicine category are trending older, even though they’re completing their award-winning research when they are about the same age, according to an analysis.
The Narcissistic Scientist
Bruno Lemaitre | Oct 1, 2016
Are leading researchers driven more by the quest for knowledge or the pursuit of fame?
Thirty Years of Lab Safety
Michal Barski | Oct 1, 2016
From mouth pipetting to automated liquid handling, life-science labs have gotten much safer over the past three decades.