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Standing up for Science!

Recent media coverage has spotlighted consumer skepticism of science. From this National Geographic article that explores “why …

Honeybees, Butterflies, and Pesticides

Honeybees and butterflies occupy a sensitive space in many peoples’ hearts, and it is no …

The BioGENEius Challenge: Prarthana Dalal

By Prarthana Dalal, 2011 International BioGENEius Challenge 1st Place Winner Project Title: Modeling of human …

The BioGENEius Challenge: Priyen Patel

By Priyen Patel, 2011 U.S. National BioGENEius Media Award Winner Project Title: Over-the-Counter and In …

New Biofuels Manifesto

University of Minnesota Professor David Tilman, Princeton University Visiting Scholar Tim Searchinger, Dartmouth Professor Lee …

Don't Rush to Judgment

In 1953 Linus Pauling and Robert Corey published their structure of DNA, 3 strands twisted …

Clouding Assumptions

Science magazine this week published an exchange between Vinod Khosla, the venture capitalist who has …

This Week in Science

A group of preeminent academics put forward a policy proposal on regulating the development of …

Weather, Not Biofuels Contributes to Food Crisis

Could it be, that weather, not biofuels, are responsible for the increase in corn prices?  …

Tilman clarifies study

Much of the media coverage of the recent Science Magazine studies made it clear that …