In Praise of Crazy Ideas
In Praise of Crazy Ideas
The author of a new book explains the dangers of orthodoxy in science and beyond.
In Praise of Crazy Ideas
In Praise of Crazy Ideas

The author of a new book explains the dangers of orthodoxy in science and beyond.

The author of a new book explains the dangers of orthodoxy in science and beyond.

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Drugs, Developed
Drugs, Developed
Bob Grant | Mar 1, 2019
In an era of instant communication, we must be careful how word of new and untested treatments is shared.
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
The Scientist Staff | Mar 1, 2019
Take a break from the bench to puzzle and peruse.
Opinion: What You Believe about “Science Denial” May Be All Wrong
Opinion: What You Believe about “Science Denial” May Be All Wrong
Kari Fischer | Feb 11, 2019
A recent meeting about the disconnect between scientific and public beliefs points to ways researchers can improve how they communicate with skeptics.
Book Excerpt from <em>The Environment</em>Book Excerpt from <em>The Environment</em>
Book Excerpt from The Environment
Paul Warde, Libby Robin, Sverker Sörlin | Feb 1, 2019
The authors of a new history of humanity's relationship with the environment detail how climate change fits into the equation.
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2019
Take a break from the bench to puzzle and peruse.
&ldquo;The Environment&rdquo; Is Only 70 Years Old
“The Environment” Is Only 70 Years Old
Paul Warde, Libby Robin, Sverker Sörlin | Feb 1, 2019
A new book traces the surprisingly short history of the environment as a shared conceptual construct.
<em>Genesis 2.0</em> Is a Beautifully Shot, Cautionary Tale About Biotechnology
Genesis 2.0 Is a Beautifully Shot, Cautionary Tale About Biotechnology
Shawna Williams | Jan 2, 2019
The documentary weaves together a hunt for mammoth tusks in the Arctic with scenes from the front lines of synthetic biology.
The Search for a Hangover Cure
The Search for a Hangover Cure
The Scientist Staff | Jan 1, 2019
Meet the author of a new book that explores the past, present, and future of research into how to salve the alcohol-addled brain and body.
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
The Scientist Staff | Jan 1, 2019
Take a break from the bench to puzzle and peruse.