The 10 most-read
online articles in 2015

Late in the year, we use the imperfect metric of website page views to get a sense of our most popular articles. It’s unfair to our most recent articles, since they haven’t had as much time to accrue hits, but it’s still an interesting glimpse at what readers have been seeking.


  1. 1. Cover story | Waiting for the day to come by Rajendrani Mukhopadhyay (June/July issue)

  2. 2. Essay | The reality that dare not speak its name by Andrew D. Hollenbach (April issue)

  3. 3. Feature | Science in sign language by Maggie Kuo (February issue)

  4. 4. Cover story| Breaking dogma? by Rajendrani Mukhopadhyay (February issue)

  5. 5. President’s Message | Funding decisions: the NIH method by Steven McKnight (April issue)

  6. 6. Defying Stereotypes | “So, a biochemist walks into a comedy club …” by Rajendrani Mukhopadhyay & Geoffrey Hunt (June/July issue)

  7. 7. Defying Stereotypes | Beyond the finish line by Geoffrey Hunt & Rajendrani Mukhopadhyay (February issue)

  8. 8. President’s Message | The straight-jacket of hypothesis-driven research by Steven McKnight (June/July issue)

  9. 9. President’s Message | Welcome aboard! by Steven McKnight (August issue)

  10. 10. President's Message | Two kinds of grants? by Steven McKnight (May issue)