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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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Top 7 in dermatology

By | December 1, 2010

In light of this month's cover story on a protein that links eczema to allergies, we present the most highly ranked articles in dermatology research, from F1000

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Top 7 in biochemistry

By | November 30, 2010

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

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New story of animals' spots, stripes

By | November 29, 2010

A mathematical model of cell signaling helps explain how animal patterns emerge

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Animals are getting fatter, too

By | November 24, 2010

Is something in the environment making everyone -- animals and humans -- gain weight?

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Video: See snakes fly

By | November 24, 2010

Virginia Tech researchers are learning how the reptiles are able to glide so gracefully to the ground

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Top 7 immunology papers

By | November 23, 2010

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

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Age assay for forensics toolkit

By | November 22, 2010

A test that tracks declines in T cell byproducts can estimate a person's age from a blood sample, and may someday help identify victims or perpetrators of crimes

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Why brain tumors are hard to treat

By | November 21, 2010

Some brain tumor cells develop into blood vessels, forming some of the vasculature needed to support the tumor's growth and challenging conventional wisdom

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