Enter Our 2021 Top 10 Innovations Contest
Enter Our 2021 Top 10 Innovations Contest
Submit your new product now to have a chance at being selected for a coveted spot in The Scientist’s 2021 competition.
Enter Our 2021 Top 10 Innovations Contest
Enter Our 2021 Top 10 Innovations Contest

Submit your new product now to have a chance at being selected for a coveted spot in The Scientist’s 2021 competition.

Submit your new product now to have a chance at being selected for a coveted spot in The Scientist’s 2021 competition.

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US Lawmakers Propose Doubling of NSF Funding
US Lawmakers Propose Doubling of NSF Funding
Asher Jones | Mar 29, 2021
A bipartisan bill aims to increase the National Science Foundation’s budget over the next five years and form a new technology directorate.
Innovative Birds Face a Lower Risk of Extinction
Innovative Birds Face a Lower Risk of Extinction
Michael Graw | Jul 13, 2020
Species that come up with new ways to find food may be more likely to survive in habitats disturbed by agriculture and other human activities.
Enter Our Annual Top 10 Innovations Contest
Enter Our Annual Top 10 Innovations Contest
The Scientist Staff | Apr 28, 2020
Submit your new product now to have a chance at being selected for a coveted spot in The Scientist’s 2020 competition.
UK Government to Boost R&D Spending
UK Government to Boost R&D Spending
Catherine Offord | Mar 13, 2020
The 2020 budget includes a 15 percent increase in public funding for research and development next year, but some scientists want more details on where the money will go.
Opinion: Taking the Pulse of Horizon Europe
Opinion: Taking the Pulse of Horizon Europe
Marc Baiget Francesch | Feb 17, 2020
The plan to revitalize the European innovation landscape is entering a transition.
A Bright Scientific Future
A Bright Scientific Future
Bob Grant | Jan 13, 2020
We may not have personal jetpacks yet, but the past decade has been marked by life-science revolutions, and the coming years have even more biological breakthroughs in store.
What A Long, Strange Decade It’s Been
What A Long, Strange Decade It’s Been
Bob Grant | Dec 20, 2019
For the past 10 years, life science has moved us closer to a complete understanding of what makes us human—our similarities, our differences, and our shared history.
Innovation Farming
Innovation Farming
Bob Grant | Dec 1, 2019
Nurturing ideas to fruition, like growing plants, is a complex process that relies on a suitable substrate and favorable growth conditions.
Extended Until August 19: Enter Our Top 10 Innovations Contest Today
Extended Until August 19: Enter Our Top 10 Innovations Contest Today
The Scientist Staff | Aug 12, 2019
Submit your new product by the end of the day Monday to have a chance at being selected for a coveted spot in The Scientist's 2019 competition.
Our Top 10 Innovations Competition Is Accepting Submissions
Our Top 10 Innovations Competition Is Accepting Submissions
The Scientist Staff | Apr 28, 2019
Enter your new product to have a chance at being selected for a coveted spot in The Scientist’s 2019 contest.
Infographic: Functional Characterization of Microproteins
Infographic: Functional Characterization of Microproteins
Annie Rathore | Apr 1, 2019
Analyzing protein-protein interactions can shed light on what tiny proteins do in the cell.
Innovation en Masse
Innovation en Masse
The Scientist Staff | Feb 28, 2019
Biotech entrepreneur and Reading Frames author Safi Bahcall speaks about the emergent nature of invention.
Book Excerpt from <em>Gene Machine</em>
Book Excerpt from Gene Machine
Venki Ramakrishnan | Dec 5, 2018
In Chapter 13, “The Final Assault,” author Venki Ramakrishnan relays the moment when he and collaborators finally solved the structure of a ribosomal subunit.
Hindsight
Hindsight
Bob Grant | Dec 1, 2018
Looking back at a year filled with discoveries and challenges.
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2018
Take a break from the bench to puzzle and peruse.
2018 Top 10 Innovations
2018 Top 10 Innovations
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2018
Biology happens on many levels, from ecosystems to electron transport chains. These tools may help spur discoveries at all of life's scales.
Time Is Running Out to Enter Our Top 10 Innovations Contest
Time Is Running Out to Enter Our Top 10 Innovations Contest
The Scientist Staff | May 13, 2018
There is less than one week left to submit your product for a coveted spot in The Scientist’s 2018 competition.
Metastatic Knowledge
Metastatic Knowledge
Bob Grant | Apr 1, 2018
The research enterprise surrounding cancer spreads and changes as it explores multiple facets of the complex disease.
Book Excerpt from <em>How to Feed the World</em>
Book Excerpt from How to Feed the World
Uris Baldos | Feb 11, 2018
In chapter 5, “The Technology Ticket,” contributing author Uris Baldos urges acceptance and investment in “precision agriculture” to provide for a burgeoning global population.