Black in X Addresses Long-Standing Inequity in STEM
Black in X Addresses Long-Standing Inequity in STEM
In a year of racial tumult, Black scientists are uniting for visibility and action. 
Black in X Addresses Long-Standing Inequity in STEM
Black in X Addresses Long-Standing Inequity in STEM

In a year of racial tumult, Black scientists are uniting for visibility and action. 

In a year of racial tumult, Black scientists are uniting for visibility and action. 

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No, the CDC Has Not “Quietly Updated” COVID-19 Death Estimates
No, the CDC Has Not “Quietly Updated” COVID-19 Death Estimates
Amanda Heidt | Sep 1, 2020
An online conspiracy theory retweeted by President Donald Trump misconstrued data regarding the number of people who have died from the coronavirus.
Going Viral for the Wrong Reasons
Going Viral for the Wrong Reasons
Bob Grant | Jan 30, 2020
What is a publication to do when readers misuse its content?
Infographic: How a City Health Department Uses Social Media
Infographic: How a City Health Department Uses Social Media
Emma Yasinski | Jan 6, 2020
Foodborne illnesses are consistently underreported. Social media may help.
Can Social Media Inform Public Health Efforts?
Can Social Media Inform Public Health Efforts?
Emma Yasinski | Jan 6, 2020
Scientists are using social media to track diseases and understand how people respond to them.
Understanding What Makes a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
Understanding What Makes a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
Jim Daley | May 1, 2018
Researchers at the Rare Genomics Institute look at how families finance the cost of diagnostic exome sequencing.
Scientists Are Opting for Remote Postdoc Positions
Scientists Are Opting for Remote Postdoc Positions
Ashley Yeager | May 1, 2018
Technology and family constraints are making the “ghostdoc” more popular, but the setup is not without costs, researchers say.
A Vast Majority of the World’s Population Breathes Unsafe Air
A Vast Majority of the World’s Population Breathes Unsafe Air
Catherine Offord | Apr 17, 2018
A new report estimates that 95 percent of people live in areas with dangerously high levels of fine particulate matter such as dust and soot.
Biohacker Injects DIY Herpes Vaccine on Facebook Live
Biohacker Injects DIY Herpes Vaccine on Facebook Live
Shawna Williams | Feb 4, 2018
The stunt, performed at a biohacking conference, was purportedly part of a two-subject trial of the genetically modified vaccine.
Science Labs Offer Help to Texas Researchers
Science Labs Offer Help to Texas Researchers
Jef Akst | Aug 29, 2017
Sparked by a tweet from a Philadelphia scientist, the March for Science–Houston has launched a database of facilities offering to host reagents and researchers. 
Science on Reddit in 2016
Science on Reddit in 2016
Kerry Grens | Dec 29, 2016
A conversation with Nate Allen, head moderator of r/Science
Social Media Accelerates Science
Social Media Accelerates Science
Ben Andrew Henry | Nov 1, 2016
How researchers are taking advantage of Twitter and other forums to do, share, and discuss research
Facebook CEO’s Donation a Boon to Basic Science
Facebook CEO’s Donation a Boon to Basic Science
Kerry Grens | Sep 25, 2016
But can $3 billion dollars meet the lofty goals of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative?
Helping Scientists Spread Their Research
Helping Scientists Spread Their Research
Alison F. Takemura | Aug 1, 2016
A platform called Kudos helps users disseminate—and explain—their publications for free.
Illustrating #FieldworkFails
Illustrating #FieldworkFails
Tanya Lewis | Jun 21, 2016
An artist aims to publish a collection of stories of science gone awry.
Fieldwork Bloopers
Fieldwork Bloopers
Tanya Lewis | Jun 21, 2016
Scenes from illustrator Jim Jourdane’s Fieldwork Fail: The Messy Side of Science
TS Picks: December 14, 2015
TS Picks: December 14, 2015
Tracy Vence | Dec 14, 2015
New PhDs boost economy; Dutch universities strike open-access deal with Elsevier; #scibucketlist
Field Bloopers
Field Bloopers
Bob Grant | Aug 3, 2015
Scientists air their most embarrassing fieldwork flubs on Twitter.
Batch Effect Behind Species-Specific Results?
Batch Effect Behind Species-Specific Results?
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | May 19, 2015
Reanalysis of Mouse ENCODE data suggests mouse and human genes are expressed in tissue-specific, rather than species-specific, patterns. 
HIV in the Internet Age
HIV in the Internet Age
Jef Akst | May 1, 2015
Social networking sites may facilitate the spread of sexually transmitted disease, but these sites also serve as effective education and prevention tools.