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Genetics-Poverty Link Questioned
Edyta Zielinska | Feb 3, 2013
Harvard geneticists and anthropologists challenge the work of two economists who say there’s a link between genetic diversity and wealth.
NIH Bias Challenged
Jef Akst | Feb 1, 2013
A new study disputes findings of a 2011 analysis suggesting that black researchers are funded less than their equally qualified white peers.
Annie Gottlieb | Feb 1, 2013
The Science of Love, Bad Pharma, Genes, Cells and Brains,
The A@#hole Scientist
Aaron James | Feb 1, 2013
Can a vexing sense of entitlement actually aid in the pursuit of knowledge?
Speaking of Science
Staff | Feb 1, 2013
February 2013's selection of notable quotes
Beth Marie Mole | Feb 1, 2013
Meet some of the people featured in the February 2013 issue of
Let's Make a Deal
Stephanie Eberle | Feb 1, 2013
Six myths about job and salary negotiations and how they may hinder your ability to bargain effectively.
Why Insects Should Be in Your Diet
Aaron T. Dossey | Feb 1, 2013
Because of their high protein and fat content and their reproductive efficiency, insects hold great promise for thwarting an impending global food crisis.
Opinion: Communication Crisis in Research
David Rubenson | Jan 30, 2013
The problem threatens progress and stems from both a lack of attention to clear discourse and a scientific culture not focused on critical challenges.
Review Retracted for Plagiarism
Dan Cossins | Jan 29, 2013
The authors of a review article on genome-wide association studies have retracted the paper due to “substantial textual overlap” with other sources.