literature, culture
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2014
September 2014's selection of notable quotes
Aristotelian Biology
Aristotelian Biology
Armand Marie Leroi | Sep 1, 2014
The ancient Greek philosopher was the first scientist.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2014
An Indomitable Beast, What If?, Superintelligence, and Dataclysm
On the Other Hand
On the Other Hand
Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2014
Handedness, a conspicuous but enigmatic human trait, may be shared by other animals. What does it mean for evolution and brain function?
Contributors
Contributors
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Aug 1, 2014
Meet some of the people featured in the August 2014 issue of The Scientist.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Aug 1, 2014
August 2014's selection of notable quotes
Science Speak
Science Speak
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Aug 1, 2014
Contests that challenge young scientists to explain their research without jargon are turning science communication into a competitive sport.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Aug 1, 2014
The Myth of Mirror Neurons, Curious, Shadow Medicine, and Doctored
Beyond Cat Killing
Beyond Cat Killing
Bob Grant | Aug 1, 2014
Capsule reviewed author Ian Leslie sets up his latest book, Curious, about the human propensity to wonder and learn.
Book Excerpt from <em>Shocked</em>
Book Excerpt from Shocked
David Casarett | Aug 1, 2014
In Chapter 4, “Science fiction, space travel, and the strange science of suspended animation,” author David Casarett describes his brush with adenosine monophosphate and reanimated mice.