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The rhythm of biology

By | June 3, 2011

An art exhibit in New York City explores the science behind our reaction to sounds

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XMRV doesn't cause chronic fatigue

By | June 3, 2011

Two studies point to contamination of patient samples as the cause of a controversial 2009 finding that linked the mouse virus XMRV with chronic fatigue syndrome

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Arsenic-based life debate continues

By | June 2, 2011

More than a dozen researchers voice their concerns about a 2010 paper that claims bacteria can use arsenic in place of phosphorus in its DNA and other biomolecules

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News in a nutshell

By | June 2, 2011

Cell phones = carcinogen; German E. coli epidemic continues; protein required for stem cell-ness

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What lab mice are made of

By | June 2, 2011

The most detailed genetic maps to date of classical lab mouse strains reveal limited genetic diversity

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Deep-Earth devil worms

By | June 1, 2011

A newly identified species of nematode lives miles deep in the tight, hot crevices of the Earth's crust

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Pick your frog poison

By | May 31, 2011

Human development may destroy natural habitats, but it could also provide amphibians with a safe haven from deadly fungal infections

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Top 7 in microbiology

By | May 31, 2011

A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in microbiology and related areas, from Faculty of 1000

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How influenza drives asthma

By | May 29, 2011

Specialized cells of the innate immune system, identified in the lungs for the first time, play a central role in virus-induced asthma

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Controlling chaos

By | May 27, 2011

Artist Lori Nix builds disasters in miniature

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