February 2009

By: Michael Kennedy, PhD
Feb 23, 2009

How do we inspire and encourage American youth to pursue careers in science?  A recent... Read More

By: Michael Kennedy, PhD
Feb 16, 2009

The Food and Drug Administration recently approved the first drug to be biologically produced... Read More

By: Malcolm MacIver, PhD
Feb 25, 2009

At the end of my last posting, I promised to tell a bit about my meeting with... Read More

By: Michael Kennedy, PhD
Feb 25, 2009

In a manner of speaking, yes.  A story in this past Sunday’s Chicago Tribune described a... Read More

By: Tom Schroeder
Feb 23, 2009

I won’t mince words: I’m not the skinniest guy out there, and I could certainly stand to drop... Read More

By: Noah Rowland
Feb 20, 2009

As the title suggests, this is not possible. You cannot take an opposing view on something doesn... Read More

By: Beth Herbert
Feb 17, 2009

I was out with some friends this past Thanksgiving, trying to explain what I do for a living,... Read More

By: Simone Boyle
Feb 16, 2009

At the heart of the appeal of folk tales, movies, cartoons, and books is a bond we all share:... Read More

By: Tyler Wellington
Feb 16, 2009

Until very recently, I had assumed that the growing wealth of information provided by online... Read More

By: Michael Kennedy, PhD
Feb 17, 2009

Welcome to the new Science in Society blog.  It's official. We're live.

The goal of this... Read More

By: Tom Schroeder
Feb 16, 2009

As a freshman chemistry major at Northwestern University, I've so far been rather dazzled by the... Read More

By: Malcolm MacIver, PhD
Feb 16, 2009

Welcome to my corner – or loose confederacy of evanescent electrons - of the... Read More

By: Michael Kennedy, PhD
Feb 16, 2009

Several years back I taught an undergraduate seminar course on society and genetic technologies... Read More

By: Noah Rowland
Feb 16, 2009

As an economics and political science major, my take on scientific news and events will be more... Read More

By: Michael Kennedy, PhD
Feb 16, 2009

The birth of octuplets to a California woman who already had six children, all fourteen via IVF... Read More