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Dining with frogs

By | July 2, 2010

A molecular gastronomer and environmental artist team up to make diners reconsider the source of their food and the impacts of their eating habits

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The Youth Pill

By | June 25, 2010

A new book explores the science behind the quest to extend healthy life span


Web genomics exposes ethics gaps

By | June 24, 2010

While connecting SNPs to playful traits such as curly hair and optimism, 23andMe reveals loopholes in the regulation of genomics research


Brain paintings

By | June 11, 2010

An artist and a neuroscientist are plumbing the depths of human perception to create works of art that explore quirks in how we view the world

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Crystals in lab, rock on stage

By | June 3, 2010

Danish rock musician Johan Olsen is just as excited about protein crystals as he is about his band's new album


War zone

By | May 21, 2010

An invasive ant defies the rules of social evolution by conquering California with battles between enormous colonies that act like separate species.

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Strike hurts Puerto Rico science

By | May 18, 2010

Researchers complain as University of Puerto Rico strike exceeds 50 days


Fate of science "hero" uncertain

By | May 17, 2010

Senator Arlen Specter, long-time champion of biomedical research, is facing tough reelection battle


Cuba invited to US conference

By | May 14, 2010

A Cuban pharmacologist and genetics expert was a speaker at a Puerto Rico biotech conference co-organized with the FDA


Opinion: Encourage alternatives II

By | May 13, 2010

We don't talk enough about how scientists can excel outside the lab


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