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Update: Turkish University Allegedly Censors Research Study
Aggie Mika | Jul 25, 2017
A cardiovascular surgeon’s research was rejected for publication because it referenced evolutionary theory, Turkish outlets report, while the university at the center of the tumult claims the story is false.
Government Nixes Teaching Evolution in Turkish Schools
Aggie Mika | Jun 23, 2017
Students will not learn the theory in primary and secondary schools nationwide.
Opinion: Turkey’s Scientists Under Pressure
Elaine Howard Ecklund, David R. Johnson, Kirstin R.W. Matthews | Sep 14, 2016
The embattled country’s research enterprise is at risk following a failed coup, designed to overthrow a regime that shows continued hostility toward science.
Bird Flu Spreads in China and the U.S.
Jenny Rood | Mar 12, 2015
China reports new H7N9 bird flu infections in humans while other strains are detected in US commercial turkey farms.
Genetic Brain Disorder Explained
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Apr 25, 2014
Researchers uncover a mutation responsible for a rare neurological condition.
The Ultimate Wingman
Tracy Vence | Nov 1, 2013
Differential gene expression between dominant and subordinate male turkeys could help evolutionary biologists deconstruct the roots of sexual dimorphism.
Turkish Scientists Face Injustice
Tracy Vence | Aug 5, 2013
Eight academics are among those being unfairly persecuted by Turkish officials, according to a new report from scientific academies’ human rights committees.
Jailed Scientist Attempted Suicide
Dan Cossins | Jun 24, 2013
A leading Turkish academic imprisoned in 2012 on what his supporters say are unjust charges unsuccessfully tried to take his own life.
Beth Marie Mole | Nov 21, 2012
The star of Thanksgiving was domesticated by Mayans 1,000 years earlier than previously thought.