mosquitoes, culture
Public Health Leader Dies
Public Health Leader Dies
Kerry Grens | Oct 26, 2016
Jack Woodall, an epidemiologist and former columnist at The Scientist, cofounded the infectious disease outbreak reporting system ProMED. 
Fighting Zika with Bacteria-Laden Mosquitos
Fighting Zika with Bacteria-Laden Mosquitos
Ben Andrew Henry | Oct 26, 2016
Scientists in South America are testing the strategy of infecting mosquitos with Wolbachia, an approach intended to reduce Zika transmission.
When Nobel Laureates Earn Their Awards
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
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
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.
Church on the Late Show
Church on the Late Show
The Scientist Staff | Sep 30, 2016
Harvard biologist George Church talks gene therapy, aging, and reviving the woolly mammoth with Stephen Colbert.
Book Excerpt from <em>An Essay on Science and Narcissism</em>
Book Excerpt from An Essay on Science and Narcissism
Bruno Lemaitre | Sep 30, 2016
In Chapter 3, "Determining Narcissism in Science with Real-Life Examples," author Bruno Lemaitre considers Niels Jerne.
Congress Approves $1.1 Billion for Zika
Congress Approves $1.1 Billion for Zika
Kerry Grens | Sep 30, 2016
The money will go toward vaccine development and assisting communities at risk.
Can <em>Culex</em> Mosquitoes Also Spread Zika?
Can Culex Mosquitoes Also Spread Zika?
Tracy Vence | Sep 29, 2016
Researchers report conflicting results.
Does Productivity Diminish Research Quality?
Does Productivity Diminish Research Quality?
Anna Azvolinsky | Sep 28, 2016
More papers correlate with top-cited research for more-established academics, but not newly minted professors, according to a study.