retraction, culture
Start Making Sense
Start Making Sense
J.D. Trout | Jun 1, 2016
Scientific progress is only achieved when humans' innate sense of understanding is validated by objective reality.
Notable Science Quotes
Notable Science Quotes
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2016
14-day-old embryos, prioritizing biodiversity, and more
Hot Off the Presses
Hot Off the Presses
Bob Grant | Jun 1, 2016
Beyond Biocentrism, The Sting of the Wild, The Birth of Anthropocene, and Ordinarily Well
Another Retraction for Diabetes Researcher
Another Retraction for Diabetes Researcher
Tanya Lewis | May 23, 2016
PLOS Biology pulls a 2011 study led by Mário Saad, while his institution investigates additional allegations of research misconduct related to papers published in other journals. 
Another Andrew Wakefield Movie in the Works
Another Andrew Wakefield Movie in the Works
Bob Grant | May 4, 2016
This one will be largely based on the discredited anti-vaccine researcher’s 2010 book.
Most Gut Microbes Can Be Cultured
Most Gut Microbes Can Be Cultured
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | May 4, 2016
Contrary to the popular thought that many species are “unculturable,” the majority of bacteria known to populate the human gut can be grown in the lab, scientists show.
Book Excerpt from <em>Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?</em>
Book Excerpt from Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?
Frans de Waal | May 1, 2016
In the book's prologue, author Frans de Waal considers the intellectual impediments to studying animal intelligence.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2016
May 2016's selection of notable quotes
The Global Science Era
The Global Science Era
Ephraim M. Govere | May 1, 2016
As international collaboration becomes increasingly common, researchers must work to limit their own biases and let cultural diversity enhance their work.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | May 1, 2016
Sorting the Beef from the Bull, Cheats and Deceits, A Sea of Glass, and Following the Wild Bees