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Gene swap key to evolution

By | January 27, 2011

Horizontal gene transfer accounts for the majority of prokaryotic protein evolution

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Dad's genes affect dominance

By | January 26, 2011

Researchers find that the paternal alleles of an unusual imprinted gene regulate social behavior, while the maternal alleles affect fetal growth

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New circadian timer?

By | January 26, 2011

Researchers identify a metabolic pathway that appears to maintain its own 24-hour cycle, challenging the traditional view of a purely transcription-driven biological clock

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Q&A: Alzheimer's trial disconnect

By | January 26, 2011

While preclinical studies identify ways to prevent Alzheimer's disease in animals, human trials test these same therapies in symptomatic patients -- long after they are most likely to be effective

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Model worm susceptible to virus

By | January 25, 2011

Researchers discover the first virus that can infect Caenorhabditis elegans

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Opinion: Training home and away

By | January 25, 2011

China's graduate stipend programs offer great opportunities for students and host institutions, but some of the programs' publication requirements may need amending

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Top 7 in neuroscience

By | January 24, 2011

A snapshot of the highest-F1000-ranked articles in neuroscience and related areas

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Cancer pilfers cell powerhouse

By | January 20, 2011

An atypical form of contagious canine cancer may steal its host's mitochondria when its own succumb to DNA damage

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Controversy on display

By | January 20, 2011

A Canadian art exhibit takes a different look at the ongoing debate surrounding human stem cell research

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Frisky mice produce fertile sons

By | January 20, 2011

When mice mate with multiple partners, their male offspring evolve higher quality sperm

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