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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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Q&A: Ethics chair on synthetic biology

By | November 19, 2010

The Scientist speaks with the chair of a presidential bioethics commission, which decided this week that synthetic biology should not be too harshly regulated by the U.S. government

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Behavior brief

By | November 18, 2010

A round up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Who needs structure, anyway?

By | November 18, 2010

A tiny, mucus-covered animal shatters assumptions about genome architecture

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Scientists as rock stars?

By | November 17, 2010

They pose with famous musicians to excite the public about science, but not everyone thinks it's working

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Top 7 papers in medicine

By | November 16, 2010

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

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Touch stimulates neurogenesis

By | November 16, 2010

Mice exposed to novel tactile stimuli produced new immature neurons in the spinal cord, suggesting that neurogenesis may play a role in touch and vice versa

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