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Watching bears sleep

By | February 17, 2011

A "heroic" five-month study reveals the secrets of black bear hibernation

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Contaminated genomes

By | February 16, 2011

Human DNA sequences are found in nearly a quarter of the publically-available non-primate genomes, emphasizing the need for better quality control measures

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Opinion: When the wells run dry

By | February 16, 2011

The practice and funding of science may change drastically when humanity enters an era of energy crisis, in which cheap oil is but a distant memory

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Top 7 in cell biology

By | February 15, 2011

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

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Genome digest

By | February 14, 2011

Meet the species whose DNA has recently been sequenced

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Skin wounds trigger tumors

By | February 14, 2011

Researchers show how stem cells in hair follicles can transform into cancer while helping to heal an injury

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The mouse is not enough

By | February 14, 2011

Early embryonic development differs between mice and cows, suggesting mice may not reflect mammalian development as well as scientists had believed

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Cell division with a twist

By | February 10, 2011

Scientists discover a key mechanism in the final stages of human cell division

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Cellular chaos fights infection

By | February 10, 2011

Blocking RNA degradation in bacteria could help treat Staph infections by overcrowding the microbe with a surplus of transcripts

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Researchers are punks

By | February 10, 2011

The fields of science and punk rock share some surprising similarities, according to the people who love both

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