scientific debate, culture
Back from the Blacklist?
Back from the Blacklist?
Jef Akst | May 8, 2014
Disgraced psychology researcher Marc Hauser, who was found guilty of data fabrication and falsification during his time at Harvard, publishes two new papers.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | May 1, 2014
Madness and Memory, Promoting the Planck Club, The Carnivore Way, and The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons
The Skin We’re In
The Skin We’re In
Robert Norman | May 1, 2014
Beneath maladies of the skin lie psychosocial stigma and pain.
Contributors
Contributors
Jef Akst, Rina Shaikh-Lesko | May 1, 2014
Meet some of the people featured in the May 2014 issue of The Scientist
Neuroaesthetics
Neuroaesthetics
Anjan Chatterjee | May 1, 2014
Researchers unravel the biology of beauty and art.
How Artistic Brains Differ
How Artistic Brains Differ
Jef Akst | Apr 18, 2014
A study reveals structural differences between the brains of artists and non-artists.
Bridging Two Worlds
Bridging Two Worlds
Rachel Bernstein | Apr 4, 2014
Lynne Quarmby’s love of the natural world inspires her to explore beyond her cell biology lab through art.
Lynne Quarmby - Artist
Lynne Quarmby - Artist
Rachel Bernstein | Apr 4, 2014
The professor of molecular biology and biochemistry at Simon Fraser University is also an accomplished painter.
The Structure of Flowers
The Structure of Flowers
Jef Akst | Apr 4, 2014
Architecture student-turned-artist Macato Murayama creates beautiful images inspired by the intricate anatomy of flowers.
Dissecting Consciousness
Dissecting Consciousness
Michio Kaku | Apr 1, 2014
Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku describes his new theory of consciousness.