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Oocytes and Obesity
Oocytes and Obesity
Ashley P. Taylor | Feb 10, 2015
Eggs from excessively overweight mothers suffer mitochondrial damage that can be averted with pharmacological intervention, a mouse study finds. 
Book Excerpt from <em>Women After All</em>
Book Excerpt from Women After All
Melvin Konner | Feb 2, 2015
In the introduction to his latest book, author Melvin Konner explains why he considers maleness a departure from normal physiology.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2015
February 2015's selection of notable quotes
It’s Over, Man
It’s Over, Man
Melvin Konner | Feb 1, 2015
The era of human male domination is ending. Will modern culture welcome the dawn of a new gender equality?
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Feb 1, 2015
Touch, The Altruistic Brain, Is Shame Necessary?, and Future Arctic
Sonic Experiment
Sonic Experiment
Jef Akst | Jan 29, 2015
An artist takes advantage of muscle-mimicking polymers to manipulate sounds.
Book Excerpt from <em>The Creativity Crisis</em>
Book Excerpt from The Creativity Crisis
Roberta B. Ness | Jan 7, 2015
In Chapter 1, “Yin and Yang,” author Roberta B. Ness explores the dynamic tension between innovation and risk aversion in science past and present.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Jan 1, 2015
Does Altruism Exist?, Ancestors in Our Genome, Fred Sanger—Double Nobel Laureate, and Stiffs, Skulls & Skeletons
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Jan 1, 2015
January 2015's selection of notable quotes
Innovation Renovation
Innovation Renovation
Roberta B. Ness | Jan 1, 2015
Is the fear of funding and doing fundamental, risky research killing our ability to make breakthroughs?