Miracle Elixirs
Miracle Elixirs
A long way into the quest to vanquish cancer, our ears strain to hear the words, “Cancer is cured”—a yearning that can cloud our judgment.
Miracle Elixirs
Miracle Elixirs

A long way into the quest to vanquish cancer, our ears strain to hear the words, “Cancer is cured”—a yearning that can cloud our judgment.

A long way into the quest to vanquish cancer, our ears strain to hear the words, “Cancer is cured”—a yearning that can cloud our judgment.

regulatory processes
Opinion: GE Crops Are Seen Through a Warped Lens
Opinion: GE Crops Are Seen Through a Warped Lens
Rod A. Herman, Nicholas P. Storer, Bryan Delaney | Feb 1, 2019
Risks that pertain to all manner of new crops are often misattributed to genetic engineering. This distorts the public’s view of the technology.
EPA Postpones Decision on Rule to Restrict Scientific Input
EPA Postpones Decision on Rule to Restrict Scientific Input
Jef Akst | Oct 19, 2018
It will be more than a year before the agency institutes or rejects the controversial changes proposed by former EPA head Scott Pruitt.
Contributors
Contributors
Catherine Offord | Apr 1, 2016
Meet some of the people featured in the April 2016 issue of The Scientist.
Book Excerpt from <em>The Serengeti Rules</em>
Book Excerpt from The Serengeti Rules
Sean B. Carroll | Apr 1, 2016
In the introduction to the book, author Sean B. Carroll draws the parallels between ecological and physiological maladies.
Parallel Plagues
Parallel Plagues
Sean B. Carroll | Apr 1, 2016
Like cancer, ecological scourges result from the breakdown of regulatory processes, and may be treated with similar logic.