technology, culture
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Annie Gottlieb | Jul 1, 2013
Denial, Probably Approximately Correct, Permanent Present Tense, and Against Their Will
Book Excerpt from <em>How We Do It: The Evolution and Future of Human Reproduction</em>
Book Excerpt from How We Do It: The Evolution and Future of Human Reproduction
Robert Martin | Jul 1, 2013
In Chapter 3, “From Mating to Conception,” author Robert Martin explores the question of why humans and other primates frequently engage in sexual intercourse when females are not fertile.
The Art of Science
The Art of Science
Chris Palmer | Jun 21, 2013
Princeton scientists and engineers create a stunning collection of scientific images better suited for a gallery than a lab meeting.
Opinion: Going International
Opinion: Going International
Jane Payumo, Prema Arasu | Jun 10, 2013
US universities need to reach across their own borders to retain global scientific preeminence.
Opinion: The Dilemma of Diversity
Opinion: The Dilemma of Diversity
Ed Smith | Jun 10, 2013
The NIH remains a Caucasian-dominated workforce. Why haven’t the agency’s efforts to diversify been successful?
Misconduct Around the Globe
Misconduct Around the Globe
Richard Smith and Tracey Koehlmoos | Jun 1, 2013
Research misconduct is not limited to the developed world, but few countries anywhere are responding adequately.
Defending Against Plagiarism
Defending Against Plagiarism
Jonathan Bailey | Jun 1, 2013
Publishers need to be proactive about detecting and deterring copied text.
BPTW: By The Numbers
BPTW: By The Numbers
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2013
Take a closer look at some of the statistics generated by The Scientist's Best Place to Work Industry 2013 survey.
Making Good on Research
Making Good on Research
Beth Marie Mole | Jun 1, 2013
Scientists working in developing nations who engage in capacity building find it bolsters the lives of locals and their own work.
It Takes a Village
It Takes a Village
Beth Marie Mole | Jun 1, 2013
Scientists working in developing countries find that giving back to local communities enriches their own research.