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Are monkeys self-aware?

By | September 30, 2010

New results suggest that rhesus macaques recognize themselves in the mirror, but the debate is far from over

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Opinion: Bugs can solve food crisis

By | September 29, 2010

A tropical entomologist argues that edible insects offer a sustainable alternative for conventional meat

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Library cuts threaten research

By | September 28, 2010

As journal cancellations sweep across the US, scientists worry about how they will affect research

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Opinion: Encourage alternatives III

By | September 28, 2010

PhD programs should integrate relevant non-laboratory work experience into their curricula

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Accidental biology

By | September 24, 2010

A self-taught artist discovered the world of biology by dabbling in watercolors

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Opinion: Citation mutation, revisited

By | September 23, 2010

The discussion surrounding article references that acquire heritable mistakes continues

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Opinion: Mutations of citations

By | September 16, 2010

Just like genetic information, citations can accumulate heritable mutations

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Cheating yeast help group

By | September 14, 2010

New results show that yeast populations grow better when a few individuals cheat the system

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Opinion: Seafood needs better science

By | August 24, 2010

Improved assessment needed to protect Gulf seafood consumers after the oil spill, say two environmental health scientists

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Book Review: The Wolf's Tooth

By | August 20, 2010

A canid biologist considers a new book about the ecological impacts of returning America's predators to their ancestral lands

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