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Are scientists really out of touch?

By | August 4, 2009

A recent survey suggests the rift between scientists and the public is growing, but did its methodology sway the results?

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Factor fixes damaged hearts

By | July 23, 2009

A growth factor injected into adult mice spurs heart muscle cells to proliferate, helping heal heart attack damage

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Too much optimism at NIH: Opinion

By | July 22, 2009

One researcher's reservations about Francis Collins's nomination as head of the agency

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White matter helps brain learn

By | July 21, 2009

Researchers demonstrate a role for the brain's connective tissue in learning a new task

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Medical music

By | July 17, 2009

Musical MDs and instrument playing PhDs bring classical music to concert halls and hospital rooms

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Biosecurity rules under review

By | July 9, 2009

Experts agree that the select agent program needs changes, but there's little consensus on how to fix it

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Do you like where you work?

By | June 30, 2009

Last chance to respond to the 2009 Best Places to Work in Academia survey today -- survey closes July 3

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Tackling Africa's silent disease

By | June 30, 2009

Cancer could kill 11 million Africans in 2020. What practical steps can we take now to prevent this from happening?

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Locavore science meetings

By | June 26, 2009

Consider attending scaled-down, local research symposia to speak the language of your model organism

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Infectious: Stay Away

By | June 12, 2009

An interactive exhibition in Ireland gives visitors a front row seat to the science behind epidemics

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