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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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Monkey mind control

By | May 27, 2011

Even while remaining motionless, macaques are able to increase the activity of a particular brain region, improving their concentration and search abilities

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News in a nutshell

By | May 26, 2011

Global disease research foundation freezes China support; Human Microbiome goes public; Googling for epidemiology; 2010's top new species

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An autism brain signature?

By | May 25, 2011

A set of molecular pathways abnormally expressed in the brains of autism patients may provide new therapeutic targets

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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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