France Anne Cordova served as president of Purdue University from 2007 to 2012, and oversaw the creation of the Colombia–Purdue Institute for Scientific Research
A molecule associated with learning and memory consolidation could be key to treating alcoholism
The 10-year "BigBrain" effort has yielded a 10-trillion-byte atlas of fine-scale cerebral anatomy
Four labs can't replicate finding that showed large-scale clearance of disease-related plaques. Some hope remains for improving memory
Capuchin monkeys show biases against humans who deny help to others. This finding suggests that being able to identify undesirable social partners has ancient evolutionary roots
Suresh championed interdisciplinary research and international collaborations during his fewer than three years on the job. He is leaving NSF at a critical juncture, when all government agencies are facing mandatory, across-the-board cuts...
Previous expansion projects force the natural history center to address shortfalls with $3 million in cuts to its annual budget for science operations. Zoology, botany, geology and anthropology departments will be dissolved...
April 2012 quakes occurred away from plate edges, suggesting formation of a new boundary
A lens-free system has provided the first direct evidence of the spiraling swimming pattern of sperm
If passed, such a law would have a costly and damaging effect on research