Candidates from STEM and Medical Fields in the National Elections
Candidates from STEM and Medical Fields in the National Elections
See who’s on the ballot for House and Senate seats this year.
Candidates from STEM and Medical Fields in the National Elections
Candidates from STEM and Medical Fields in the National Elections

See who’s on the ballot for House and Senate seats this year.

See who’s on the ballot for House and Senate seats this year.

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Infographic: How Weight Lifting Changes Monkeys’ Neural Connections
Infographic: How Weight Lifting Changes Monkeys’ Neural Connections
Jef Akst | Oct 1, 2020
After weeks of training, the muscles of two macaques exhibited greater responses to stimulation of the reticulospinal tract in the brain stem than they had before, suggesting that strengthening the neural pathway is key to getting stronger. 
The Morphogenetic Code
The Morphogenetic Code
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2020
Hear Michael Levin of Tufts University talk about his study of morphogenetics at the Paul G. Allen Frontiers Symposium in late 2019.
Shaping Up
Shaping Up
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2020
See Reading Frames author David Bainbridge of the University of Cambridge discuss how and why women have physiological features different than those of other female animals.
Amazonian Secrets
Amazonian Secrets
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2020
Watch researchers travel to a cave deep in the Amazon to search for clues about the first humans to populate the Americas.
Infographic: Dialing Down the Glitz
Infographic: Dialing Down the Glitz
Rachael Moeller Gorman | Sep 1, 2020
The gene BCO2 enables male and female members of some bird species to display dramatically different color patterns.
Infographic: SARS-CoV-2 Interferes with Bradykinin Regulation
Infographic: SARS-CoV-2 Interferes with Bradykinin Regulation
Alakananda Dasgupta | Aug 26, 2020
The leaky blood vessels and lung fluid build-up in some COVID-19 patients might be explained by the virus’s corruption of an inflammation safeguard.
COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Trials
COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Trials
The Scientist Staff | Aug 18, 2020
UPenn’s Katharine Bar discusses ongoing clinical trials to explore the efficacy of treating patients with plasma from individuals who have recovered from an infection.
Recalling the 1918 Pandemic
Recalling the 1918 Pandemic
The Scientist Staff | Aug 17, 2020
As we struggle through the COVID-19 pandemic, we can still learn lessons from a scourge that plagued our ancestors more than a century ago.
Infographic: What is ME/CFS?
Infographic: What is ME/CFS?
Katarina Zimmer | Aug 11, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is sparking renewed efforts to study the underlying causes of this complex, debilitating disease, which might be triggered by the novel coronavirus.