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Image of the Day
Tanya Lewis | Jun 21, 2016
An artist aims to publish a collection of stories of science gone awry.
TS Picks: December 14, 2015
Tracy Vence | Dec 14, 2015
New PhDs boost economy; Dutch universities strike open-access deal with Elsevier; #scibucketlist
Bob Grant | Aug 3, 2015
Scientists air their most embarrassing fieldwork flubs on Twitter.
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
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.
Lab Bloopers Galore
Jenny Rood | Apr 24, 2015
Readers reveal research mishaps
Jenny Rood | Apr 22, 2015
Reddit users share the worst mishaps they’ve witnessed while working in the lab.
Science Gone Social
Sara K. Yeo, Michael A. Xenos, Dietram A. Scheufele, Michael A. Cacciatore, Dominique Brossard | Oct 1, 2014
Scientists are beginning to embrace social media as a viable means of communicating with public audiences.
Setting the Record Straight
Daniel Cossins | Oct 1, 2014
Scientists are taking to social media to challenge weak research, share replication attempts in real time, and counteract hype. Will this online discourse enrich the scientific process?
#IceBucketChallenge Highlights Difficult Funding Decisions
Jef Akst | Sep 3, 2014
The ALS Association has raised more than $100 million in donations through a charity campaign that went viral. How should that money be spent?