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Napping neurons

By | April 27, 2011

Populations of neurons in the brains of sleep-deprived rats go to sleep though the animals remain awake

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Top 7 in neuroscience

By | April 26, 2011

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

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Drugs boost antibiotic function

By | April 25, 2011

Combining antibiotics with bioactive drug compounds can improve antibacterial activity, breathing new life into antibiotics weakened by growing bacterial resistance

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The dark matter of disease

By | April 25, 2011

Scientists are beginning to unravel how non-coding DNA works across long distances of the genome to influence disease

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Chimeras on the rise

By | April 21, 2011

Researchers observe sea anemone embryos fuse to form chimeric organisms, adding to evidence that chimerism may occur commonly in nature

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News in a nutshell

By | April 21, 2011

Pesticides affect children's IQ; questions about how human cancers spread; a promising AIDS trial halted

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The heart's limitations

By | April 21, 2011

Two signaling pathways interact to constrain the mammalian heart's ability to self-renew

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Opinion: The decline of physiology

By | April 19, 2011

Medical schools in the UK are teaching physiology courses primarily focused on clinical applications with much curtailed practical laboratory training to the detriment of medical education

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Beauty in botany

By | April 15, 2011

An art exhibition at The New York Botanical Garden highlights our modern reliance on plants and the need to conserve them

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The Labby Multimedia Awards

By | April 15, 2011

Send us your science video, website, or cool multimedia project for a chance to win a prize!

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