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Scientific stocking stuffers

By | December 9, 2010

Make the holidays bright for the researchers in your life with the help of these great gift ideas

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Top 5 papers of 2010

By | December 9, 2010

The most highly ranked articles in all of biology, according to the Faculty of 1000

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Mom's blood carries fetus genome

By | December 8, 2010

A complete copy of the fetal genome exists in the mother's blood, suggesting many prenatal diagnoses could be performed noninvasively

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Major hurdle crossed in rare disease

By | December 7, 2010

Scientists have identified biomarkers for Niemann-Pick type C disease, a big step in diagnosis and screening new compounds

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New tool for TB: stem cells

By | December 7, 2010

Stem cells recruited to sites of infection may suppress immune cells in mice, and create a persistent infection

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Top 7 papers in cell biology

By | December 6, 2010

Just in time for ASCB -- see the cell biology articles most highly ranked by F1000

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Surprisingly sloppy yeast genes

By | December 5, 2010

The findings suggest the current understanding of transcription networks should be reassessed

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Biochemist photo-fiddler

By | December 3, 2010

A GSK scientist spends his leisure time building makeshift photography equipment to capture some uniquely beautiful images

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Arsenic supports life?

By | December 2, 2010

The toxic element might be able to replace phosphorus to support microbial growth, casting doubt on the belief phosphorus is essential to life

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Atlas of the atmosphere

By | December 1, 2010

The air is teeming with microbes, and scientists are finally starting to understand how they influence everything from meteorology to epidemiology

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