retraction, culture
Book Review: <em>Personal Trials</em>
Book Review: Personal Trials
Arthur L. Caplan | Mar 22, 2016
At first blush, do-it-yourself clinical trials seem pointless and reckless. But a deeper truth pervades the research and the patients who drive it forward.
The 2016 Salary Survey Is Here
The 2016 Salary Survey Is Here
The Scientist Staff | Mar 18, 2016
Answer some brief questions and help us determine the most current salary outlook for life scientists and earn a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card.
Student Fights Harassment with Wikipedia
Student Fights Harassment with Wikipedia
Jef Akst | Mar 10, 2016
Every time Emily Temple-Wood receives an inappropriate email, she writes a Wikipedia entry about a woman scientist.
Paper Containing Creationist Language Pulled
Paper Containing Creationist Language Pulled
Bob Grant | Mar 7, 2016
PLOS ONE says a breakdown in the peer-review process led to the publication of a now-retracted biomechanics paper that made reference to a “Creator.”
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Mar 1, 2016
Herding Hemingway's Cats, Hair: A Human History, Restless Creatures, and The Mind Club
In Your Dreams
In Your Dreams
David Gelernter | Mar 1, 2016
Understanding the sleeping brain may be the key to unlocking the secrets of the human mind.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Mar 1, 2016
March 2016's selection of notable quotes
Author Nets Seven Retractions
Author Nets Seven Retractions
Kerry Grens | Feb 22, 2016
Biochemical Pharmacology pulls papers coauthored by a scientist whose work has been under investigation at MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Feb 1, 2016
What Should a Clever Moose Eat?, The Illusion of God's Presence, GMO Sapiens, and Why We Snap
Scientific Literacy Redefined
Scientific Literacy Redefined
Cynthia Brandenburg | Feb 1, 2016
Researchers could become better at engaging in public discourse by more fully considering the social and cultural contexts of their work.