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By | March 31, 2011

Venter admits misquoting Feynman in synthetic DNA; in vitro Parkinson's; immune modulator for melanoma wins US approval

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Old stain, new life

By | March 30, 2011

A traditional lab dye unexpectedly stabilizes proteins and extends lifespan in worms

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Q&A: From the lab to the clinic

By | March 30, 2011

A reevaluation of research goals in government-funded science is needed to achieve better healthcare for US citizens, according to one science policy researcher

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Top 7 in cancer biology

By | March 29, 2011

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

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Retraction vindicated?

By | March 28, 2011

Two new studies seek to validate the results of a retracted 2004 paper on parasite-to-host gene transfer, but skepticism lingers

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Take our 2011 Salary Survey

By | March 28, 2011

Got 5 minutes? Help us compile the most current salary data for life scientists

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Tumors follow stem cells to bone

By | March 28, 2011

A stem cell homing signal may explain why so many cancers spread to bone tissue

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Fallout at Fukushima -- Part 3

By | March 24, 2011

What impact will Japan's nuclear woes have on the country's ecology and agriculture?

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News in a nutshell

By | March 24, 2011

Exosome-driven drug delivery; current state of Japanese science; new lung cancer biomarker

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Fallout at Fukushima -- Part 2

By | March 23, 2011

Are the workers at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi power plant at risk of genetic mutations that could cause cancer or hereditary effects?

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