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Mud made of fish poop

By | February 22, 2011

Fish excrement found in seafloor sediment forces scientists to rethink the way they reconstruct earth's climate history

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Multicellular evolution not linear

By | February 22, 2011

New genetic analyses show that multicellularity was gained -- and lost -- several times in the blue-green algae

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Opinion: When to hunt the rare

By | February 22, 2011

Hunting can generate revenue to boost conservation efforts, but when should it be allowed for endangered populations?

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News from AAAS

By | February 21, 2011

Some highlights from the annual AAAS conference, held in Washington, DC, this past weekend

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Top 7 in biochemistry

By | February 21, 2011

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

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Misconduct and adventure

By | February 17, 2011

The Lab, a new interactive film from the Office of Research Integrity, is a fresh approach to research misconduct training

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Trading resistance via nanotubes?

By | February 17, 2011

Bacteria may be able to exchange large molecules -- including those that confer antibiotic resistance -- via microscopic tubes, but some researchers are skeptical

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Watching bears sleep

By | February 17, 2011

A "heroic" five-month study reveals the secrets of black bear hibernation

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Contaminated genomes

By | February 16, 2011

Human DNA sequences are found in nearly a quarter of the publically-available non-primate genomes, emphasizing the need for better quality control measures

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Opinion: When the wells run dry

By | February 16, 2011

The practice and funding of science may change drastically when humanity enters an era of energy crisis, in which cheap oil is but a distant memory

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