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Opinion: Back to the lab

By | October 6, 2010

A PhD science writer takes a job as a visiting scientist at a local biotech and quickly realizes that going back to the lab after a 5-year hiatus isn't easy

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Insulin is key to kidney disease

By | October 5, 2010

A form of kidney disease may result from defective insulin signaling, challenging conventional wisdom

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Top 7 in developmental biology

By | October 5, 2010

Check out the hottest papers in developmental biology and related fields, as ranked by F1000

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In vitro fertilization earns Nobel

By | October 4, 2010

Robert Edwards will take home this year's prize in Physiology or Medicine

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IVF pioneer earns Nobel

By | October 4, 2010

Robert Geoffrey Edwards has this year's prize in Physiology or Medicine for developing the technique of in vitro fertilization

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Genetic escape pods

By | October 1, 2010

Microbes share and preserve their genetic material by releasing bodies that resemble viruses into the environment

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Video: Shrimp boxing

By | October 1, 2010

Mantis shrimp protect themselves with armor that acts like a punching bag

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Are monkeys self-aware?

By | September 30, 2010

New results suggest that rhesus macaques recognize themselves in the mirror, but the debate is far from over

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Opinion: Bugs can solve food crisis

By | September 29, 2010

A tropical entomologist argues that edible insects offer a sustainable alternative for conventional meat

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Library cuts threaten research

By | September 28, 2010

As journal cancellations sweep across the US, scientists worry about how they will affect research

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