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Opinion: The decline of physiology
R.J. Naftalin | Apr 19, 2011
Medical schools in the UK are teaching physiology courses primarily focused on clinical applications with much curtailed practical laboratory training to the detriment of medical education
Ancient Anatomy, circa 1687
Ancient Anatomy, circa 1687
Cristina Luiggi | Apr 1, 2011
Seventeenth-century Tibet witnessed a blossoming of medical knowledge, including a set of 79 paintings, known as tangkas, that interweaved practical medical knowledge with Buddhist traditions and local lore.
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2011
April 2011's selection of notable quotes
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Apr 1, 2011
The Great Sperm Whale, Noble Cows & Hybrid Zebras, Radioactive, Science-Mart
PET Guerrilla
Chris Tachibana | Apr 1, 2011
A former Uruguayan antigovernment rebel is developing a revolutionary diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease.
Another Revolution Needed?
Fahd Al-Mulla | Mar 1, 2011
Counting the many plagues that threaten research in the Middle East and North Africa region
Best Places to Work Postdocs, 2011
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 1, 2011
Setting up your own scientific laboratory is no easy task, but this year’s respondents are using their postdoc experiences to prepare for the challenge.
Speaking of Science
N/A | Mar 1, 2011
March 2011's selection of notable quotes
Taking Time for Baby
Bob Grant | Mar 1, 2011
Having a child changes everything. But it doesn’t necessarily have to disrupt your research while you’re out on leave.
The Birds and the Bees
Tim Birkhead | Mar 1, 2011
A recent book exposes what Darwin got wrong about sexual behavior in birds, and what his error tells us about the evolution of scientific knowledge.