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Book Excerpt from The Dawn of the Deed
Book Excerpt from The Dawn of the Deed
John Long | Jan 1, 2013
In the final chapter of his book on the origins of vertebrate sex, author and paleontologist John Long pays homage to the humble placoderm, which got the erotic ball rolling.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Annie Gottlieb & Bob Grant | Jan 1, 2013
Life's Ratchet, The Annotated and Illustrated Double Helix, The Fractalist and Hallucinations
More Polio Vaccine Violence
More Polio Vaccine Violence
Jef Akst | Dec 20, 2012
Just three days after five people involved in the polio vaccine effort in Pakistan were shot by unidentified assailants, three more are killed.
2012 Multimedia Roundup
2012 Multimedia Roundup
The Scientist Staff | Dec 14, 2012
The science images and videos that captured our attention in 2012
Elsevier Hacked, Papers Retracted
Elsevier Hacked, Papers Retracted
Edyta Zielinska | Dec 12, 2012
Fake peer reviews were submitted to Elsevier due to a glitch in the publisher's security system, resulting in the retraction of 11 papers.
NYU Still Recovering from Sandy
NYU Still Recovering from Sandy
Jef Akst | Dec 7, 2012
NYU’s Langone Medical Center continues to struggle from the lasting impact of the 15-foot storm surge that accompanied the recent hurricane.
The Scientist’s 2012 Geeky Gift Guide
The Scientist’s 2012 Geeky Gift Guide
Dan Cossins | Dec 6, 2012
Find the perfect present for the dedicated (or budding) scientists in your life
Hand Signs for Science
Hand Signs for Science
Edyta Zielinska | Dec 5, 2012
Organizations are calling for a common set of sign language for scientific terms.
Playing the Field
Playing the Field
George B. Schaller | Dec 1, 2012
The role of field biologists is changing as conservation biology evolves and ecological challenges mount.
Book Excerpt from Tibet Wild
Book Excerpt from Tibet Wild
George B. Schaller | Dec 1, 2012
In the introduction to his latest book, renowned naturalist George Schaller describes the evolving role of the field biologist through the lens of his experiences with Himalayan wildlife.