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Old open air voyagers

By | April 13, 2011

Freshwater eukaryotes may have ventured onto land nearly 500 million years earlier than fossil evidence previously suggested

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Q&A: Medicinal microbiota

By | April 13, 2011

Two microbiologists speculate about the possibilities for developing therapeutics that affect human microbial communities

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Top 7 in oncology

By | April 12, 2011

A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in oncology, from Faculty of 1000

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Overcoming resistance

By | April 11, 2011

Altering microbial enzymes can lead to more powerful drugs that are effective against bacteria resistant to traditional antibiotics

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Chasing Haeckel

By | April 8, 2011

A documentary centered on Ernst Haeckel's drawings of radiolarians sets the unity of art and science in motion

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Baruch Blumberg dies

By | April 7, 2011

The virologist identified the hepatitis B virus and saved millions of lives by helping to develop the vaccine against it

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Cavefish lose sleep

By | April 7, 2011

Cave-dwelling fish sleep less than their open-water relatives, challenging the idea that variation in sleep patterns is driven by cognition and brain function

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Instant evolution

By | April 7, 2011

Bacteria infect an invasive pest species, rapidly transforming the bugs' development and reproduction

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News in a nutshell

By | April 7, 2011

New microbe species discovered in Antarctica; the NIH readies for a government shutdown; dinosaur lice

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Eyes grown from stem cells

By | April 6, 2011

Cultured mouse embryonic stem cells self-organize into a complex retinal structure

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