sexual antagonism, culture, genetics & genomics
Let’s Talk Human Engineering
Let’s Talk Human Engineering
Jef Akst | Dec 3, 2015
Experts continue to discuss the logistics and ethical considerations of editing human genomes at a historic meeting in Washington, DC. 
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Dec 1, 2015
Welcome to the Microbiome, The Paradox of Evolution, Newton's Apple, and Dawn of the Neuron.
Contributors
Contributors
Karen Zusi | Dec 1, 2015
Meet some of the people featured in the December 2015 issue of The Scientist.
Family Ties
Family Ties
Mary Beth Aberlin | Dec 1, 2015
There’s more to inheritance than genes.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2015
December 2015's selection of notable quotes
Sneeze O'Clock
Sneeze O'Clock
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2015
Is a nasal circadian clock to blame for allergy symptoms flaring up in the morning?
Self Correction
Self Correction
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2015
What to do when you realize your publication is fatally flawed
The Unregulation of Biotech Crops
The Unregulation of Biotech Crops
Kerry Grens | Nov 25, 2015
Genetic engineering—once a trigger for federal oversight—is now ushering some modified crops around scrutiny.
Pumpkins Saved By People?
Pumpkins Saved By People?
Jef Akst | Nov 25, 2015
Domestication may have saved pumpkins, gourds, and squash as seed dispersers like the mastodon went extinct. 
Farming Sped Eurasian Evolution
Farming Sped Eurasian Evolution
Bob Grant | Nov 24, 2015
New clues from ancient DNA reveal the remarkable effect of agriculture on adaptation in Stone Age humans who lived across Europe.