retraction, culture
Genetics-Poverty Link Questioned
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
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.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Annie Gottlieb | Feb 1, 2013
The Science of Love, Bad Pharma, Genes, Cells and Brains, and Nature Wars
The A@#hole Scientist
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
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2013
February 2013's selection of notable quotes
Contributors
Contributors
Beth Marie Mole | Feb 1, 2013
Meet some of the people featured in the February 2013 issue of The Scientist.
Let's Make a Deal
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
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
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
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.