induced pluripotent stem cell, neuroscience, culture, immunology
Opinion: Scientists’ Intuitive Failures
Matthew C. Nisbet and Dietram A. Scheufele | Jul 23, 2012
Much of what researchers believe about the public and effective communication is wrong.
Decoding Monkey Thoughts
Cristina Luiggi | Jul 23, 2012
Researchers can see the differences in the neuronal activity of monkeys that use different strategies to reach out to a target.
Batman Shooter Is Former Neuroscience Student
Bob Grant | Jul 20, 2012
The University of Colorado graduate student who allegedly killed 12 and injured dozens more in a crowded movie theater last night seemed “normal” just a few months earlier, a fellow researcher recalls.
EU Promotes Collaboration
Jef Akst | Jul 18, 2012
Research and funding organizations pledge to support a new system to support cross-border collaboration within the European Union.
UK Pushes Open Access
Jef Akst | Jul 16, 2012
Starting in April 2013, research supported by the United Kingdom government must be made freely available within 6 months of publication.
Another Victim of Suspicious Data
Jef Akst | Jul 13, 2012
The researcher who raised questions about the studies by social psychologist Dirk Smeesters flags dodgy data from another scientist.
Small-Brained Fish Make More Babies
Edyta Zielinska | Jul 12, 2012
Guppies with experimentally shrunken brains produced more offspring than guppies bred for larger noggins, confirming a long suspected tradeoff of bigger brains.
Natural Alzheimer’s Protection
Sabrina Richards | Jul 11, 2012
Researchers identify a gene variant that reduces risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Last Chance for 2012 Salary Survey
The Scientist Staff | Jul 10, 2012
The Scientist has extended the deadline for our survey for another week. Take 5 minutes to help us determine the most current salary data for life scientists.
Stem Cell Trickery
Stem Cell Trickery
Cristina Luiggi | Jul 9, 2012
A postdoctoral research fellow at Emory University falsifies stem cell research data.