retraction, culture
Decade-Long Misconduct Case Closed
Decade-Long Misconduct Case Closed
Jef Akst | Apr 9, 2013
A former University of Washington researcher did commit misconduct 10 years ago, according to the Office of Research Integrity.
Review: Gossamer Gallants
Review: Gossamer Gallants
Marlene Zuk | Apr 5, 2013
The insect-inspired dance by choreographer Paul Taylor strikes the perfect balance between six-legged realism and artistic fancy.
Novartis Linked to Retracted Papers?
Novartis Linked to Retracted Papers?
Dan Cossins | Apr 2, 2013
A Japanese newspaper claims that the pharma giant funded flawed research that revealed extra health benefits for one of its top-selling drugs.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2013
April 2013's selection of notable quotes
Atoms and Arias
Atoms and Arias
Kate Yandell | Mar 22, 2013
A Portuguese professor explores the poisons and potions of opera.
Snobby Scientists
Snobby Scientists
Edyta Zielinska | Mar 21, 2013
Does the preference of many scientists to only hear talks from successful institutions limit the reach of innovation?
La Bohème: A Portrait of Our Oceans in Peril
La Bohème: A Portrait of Our Oceans in Peril
Graciela Flores | Mar 15, 2013
The sculptures of Mara G. Haseltine's new exhibition tell a tale of beautiful oceans ravaged by pollution.
Love Song for an Ailing Planet
Love Song for an Ailing Planet
Graciela Flores | Mar 15, 2013
Artist Mara G. Haseltine unveils her latest exhibition of science-inspired sculpture, a melancholy ode to marine plankton set to the music of Puccini.
Opinion: On Being an “African-American Scientist”
Opinion: On Being an “African-American Scientist”
Raynard S. Kington | Mar 5, 2013
If African-American researchers are ever to gain equal opportunities in science, even subtle cases of differential treatment must be stamped out.
Book Excerpt from The Murder of Cleopatra
Book Excerpt from The Murder of Cleopatra
Pat Brown | Mar 1, 2013
In Chapter 1, “The Coldest Case,” author and criminal profiler Pat Brown sets the scene for her quest to prove that the Egyptian queen did not commit suicide.