Hayley Dunning

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Mass Extinctions Set the Pace

By | July 4, 2012

The rate of evolution is affected for millenia after mass extinctions.

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Dogs May Guard Against Asthma

By | July 3, 2012

Mice become immune to a virus associated with childhood asthma when exposed to dust from homes that have dogs.

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Parkinson’s Researcher Fabricated Data

By | June 29, 2012

Neuroscientist Mona Thiruchelvam agrees to retract two studies linking neurodegeneration to pesticides.

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Climate Change Threatens Climate Lab

By | June 28, 2012

Wildfires in Colorado, sparked by record temperatures, force the National Center for Atmospheric Research to close its doors for 2 days running.

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Genome Digest

By | June 28, 2012

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes

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Dinos Not Necessarily Cold-Blooded

By | June 27, 2012

The leading argument for dinosaurs being cold-blooded is overturned as a nearly identical bone structure is found in mammals.

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Toying with RNA

By | June 26, 2012

A new online game challenges users to design RNA sequences with the opportunity to have them brought to life.

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Lonesome George Dies Alone

By | June 25, 2012

The world’s last Pinta Island tortoise died this past weekend at the age of 100.

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Size Does Matter

By | June 22, 2012

Researchers have discovered how the brain broadly characterizes objects by size, revealing a fundamental insight into how we interact with the world.

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Not-So-Informed Consent

By | June 21, 2012

Growing databanks are invaluable to biomedical researchers, but patients are often unaware of what their information is used for.

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