neuroscience, microbiology, culture
Logically Illogical
Logically Illogical
Eliezer J. Sternberg | Jan 1, 2016
The most bizarre behaviors often make perfect sense in the minds of the mentally ill.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Jan 1, 2016
January 2016's selection of notable quotes
All Together Now
All Together Now
Mary Beth Aberlin | Jan 1, 2016
Understanding the biological roots of cooperation might help resolve some of the biggest scientific challenges we face.
Speaking of Science 2015
Speaking of Science 2015
Bob Grant | Dec 31, 2015
A year’s worth of noteworthy quotes
Legacies Left Behind in 2015
Legacies Left Behind in 2015
Karen Zusi | Dec 31, 2015
A look at the contributions of some of the prominent researchers who died this year
Top Technical Advances 2015
Top Technical Advances 2015
Kerry Grens | Dec 24, 2015
The Scientist’s choice of major improvements in imaging, optogenetics, single-cell analyses, and CRISPR
Genes’ Cycles Change with Age
Genes’ Cycles Change with Age
Kerry Grens | Dec 23, 2015
As the rhythmic expression of many genes falls out of sync in older human brains, a subset of transcripts gain rhythmicity with age.
Researchers Accused of Spreading Disease
Researchers Accused of Spreading Disease
Bob Grant | Dec 21, 2015
Italian scientists are under investigation for allegedly worsening the transmission of a pathogen that is decimating olive groves in Puglia.
Algal Toxin Hurts Sea Lion Memory
Algal Toxin Hurts Sea Lion Memory
Kerry Grens | Dec 16, 2015
Results could explain why the marine mammals have been stranding on the West coast in record numbers.
Complications of Brain Manipulations
Complications of Brain Manipulations
Ruth Williams | Dec 9, 2015
The complex connectivities of mammalian and avian brains can confound the outcomes of transient neural manipulations, researchers show.