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Flies alter lice evolution

By | May 24, 2011

When bird-dwelling lice hitchhike on pigeon flies to spread to new host species, it can change the course of their evolution

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Top 7 in genetics and genomics

By | May 24, 2011

A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in genetics and genomics, from Faculty of 1000

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Primal Fashion

By | May 20, 2011

Two sisters -- a developmental biologist and high-end fashion designer -- team up to develop a couture collection inspired by the first 1,000 hours of embryonic life

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DNA-RNA mismatch

By | May 19, 2011

There may be widespread, nonrandom differences between DNA sequences and their corresponding RNA transcripts in human cells

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News in a nutshell

By | May 19, 2011

How infections lead to Parkinson's; early freshwater ecosystems; marine life census lessons

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Thwarting leukemia drug resistance

By | May 18, 2011

Researchers identify a pathway that allows leukemia to evade a common cancer treatment -- and develop a way to block it

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Neglect shortens kid telomeres

By | May 17, 2011

Young kids that spend more time in institutional care have shorter telomeres than those raised in foster care

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Top 7 in immunology

By | May 17, 2011

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

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Engineered proteins for fighting flu

By | May 12, 2011

In a feat of computational biology, researchers design novel proteins capable of neutralizing a key influenza protein

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News in a nutshell

By | May 12, 2011

Stem cell discoveries in livers and lungs; Tylenol tied to cancer; bird-inspired lasers

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