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Hamming it up

By | December 18, 2009

With help from Danish animal behaviorists, a septet of porkers went from performing on the main stage to being the main course

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Opinion: Are senior scientists better writers?

By | December 17, 2009

An NIH-funded researcher disagrees with the notion that shorter NIH grant applications will favor more experienced investigators

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Technicolor doo-doo

By | December 11, 2009

An out-of-the-ordinary design project blends synthetic biology and human necessity to glimpse the future of self diagnosis

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Opinion: A fishy Nobel Prize

By | December 10, 2009

Politicians may debate whether Barack Obama deserves the Nobel he accepts today, but in biology, the evidence is clear

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An Odyssey with Animals

By | December 4, 2009

In his new book, an animal researcher reflects on animal rights and what extremists get wrong

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Flu-drug flap

By | November 10, 2009

Disagreement over how older influenza drugs stop the virus is stymieing efforts to find new compounds

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Designed proteins debunked?

By | October 12, 2009

New study calls into question further research from Duke biochemist Homme Hellinga

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iPhone apps every biologist needs

By | October 9, 2009

Peruse a PhD student's top 10 smart phone applications that boost his efficiency and speed his research

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Beware distant dust

By | September 30, 2009

Dust and other disturbers of air quality are traveling vast distances to affect the health of people worldwide, says a new report

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Top innovations of 2009?

By | September 15, 2009

Last chance to submit entries to our annual contest for innovative life science technologies -- contest closes today, September 15

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