mosquitoes, culture
No Strong Zika-GBS Link in Pacific Islands
No Strong Zika-GBS Link in Pacific Islands
Kerry Grens | Feb 24, 2016
Past outbreaks of the viral infection did not result in an increase in Guillain-Barré syndrome among children in the Pacific, according to a study; plus, more sexually transmitted Zika cases reported
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Feb 1, 2016
What Should a Clever Moose Eat?, The Illusion of God's Presence, GMO Sapiens, and Why We Snap
Scientific Literacy Redefined
Scientific Literacy Redefined
Cynthia Brandenburg | Feb 1, 2016
Researchers could become better at engaging in public discourse by more fully considering the social and cultural contexts of their work.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2016
February 2016's selection of notable quotes
AAUP Champion Dies
AAUP Champion Dies
Jef Akst | Jan 26, 2016
Jordan Kurland, associate general secretary of the American Association of University Professors, has passed away at age 87. 
Zika Update
Zika Update
Kerry Grens | Jan 25, 2016
Health officials expect the virus to spread to nearly all countries in the Americas and expand warnings for pregnant women.
Mutant Mosquitoes Deployed to Stop Zika, Dengue
Mutant Mosquitoes Deployed to Stop Zika, Dengue
Kerry Grens | Jan 19, 2016
A Brazilian town will ramp up the release of insects engineered to shrink mosquito populations.
Traveler Brings Zika Virus Home to U.S.
Traveler Brings Zika Virus Home to U.S.
Karen Zusi | Jan 14, 2016
Cases of the mosquito-borne infection are on the rise, with most reported in Brazil. The U.S. has confirmed at least two cases to date, including a recent importation into Texas.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Jan 1, 2016
January 2016's selection of notable quotes
Speaking of Science 2015
Speaking of Science 2015
Bob Grant | Dec 31, 2015
A year’s worth of noteworthy quotes