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Sold on Symbiosis

By | July 1, 2015

A love of the ocean lured Nicole Dubilier into science; gutless sea worms and their nurturing bacterial symbionts keep her at the leading edge of marine microbiology.

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Sponging Up Phosphorus

By | July 1, 2015

Symbiotic bacteria in Caribbean reef sponges store polyphosphate granules, possibly explaining why phosphorous is so scarce in coral reef ecosystems.

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You Gutless Worm

By | July 1, 2015

Meet the digestive tract-lacking oligochaete that has fueled Max Planck research Nicole Dubilier's interest in symbiosis and marine science.

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The Sum of Our Parts

By , and | July 1, 2015

Putting the microbiome front and center in health care, in preventive strategies, and in health-risk assessments could stem the epidemic of noncommunicable diseases.

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image: Week in Review: June 22–26

Week in Review: June 22–26

By | June 26, 2015

Neanderthal-human hybrid discovered; the neurobiology of fear behavior; and an insulin patch that responds to high glucose levels in mice

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image: Week in Review: June 15–19

Week in Review: June 15–19

By | June 19, 2015

Eye on MERS; HIV vaccine design; evolution of Ebola; CRISPR meets optogenetics

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image: Week in Review: June 8–12

Week in Review: June 8–12

By | June 12, 2015

Sperm from ovaries in mutant fish; somatic mosaicism in humans; #DistractinglySexy

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Week in Review: June 1–5

By | June 5, 2015

Lymphatic vessels in the mouse brain; screening for past viral exposures; MERS in South Korea, China; plagiarism and retractions

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Touchy Feely

By | June 1, 2015

Physical contact helps determine who’s present among baboons’ gut bacteria.

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image: Week in Review: May 25–29

Week in Review: May 25–29

By | May 29, 2015

Genomic analysis and ancient human migration; lost Y chromosome genes found on autosomes; engineered microbes used to identify tumors

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