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How to Separate the Science From the (Jerk) Scientist
Anna Azvolinsky | May 18, 2018
A recent toast to James Watson highlights a tolerance for bigotry many want excised from the scientific community.
Anna Azvolinsky | Aug 13, 2015
Researchers who first identified irisin quantitate levels of the hormone in human blood and show it is released during exercise.
Lab Size Study Stirs Debate
Bob Grant | Feb 9, 2015
Do bigger labs churn out more high-impact papers? Not necessarily, according to a new analysis.
Speaking of Science
Staff | Mar 1, 2014
March 2014's selection of notable quotes
Scientists Celebrate UK Libel Reform
Dan Cossins | Apr 29, 2013
New libel laws for England and Wales should help protect scientific debate, but campaigners worry that legal costs remain a threat.
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.
Beth Marie Mole | Oct 4, 2012
Science, environmental, and health experts were left wanting by the first presidential debate.
GM Crop Field Intruder Arrested
Jef Akst | May 22, 2012
A protestor is arrested for trying to break into a field of genetically modified wheat at a UK agricultural research station.
Debate over RNA Transcription
Edyta Zielinska | Mar 19, 2012
Researchers question earlier findings of a new mechanism for gene regulation.
Bird Flu Debate Continues
Hannah Waters | Mar 8, 2012
A series of articles published in open access journal
underscores the variety in opinion on whether a transmissible H5N1 strain should be studied.