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Research halted at UConn neuro lab

By | February 6, 2007

A scientist suspends his ocular motor system research after numerous USDA citations


Colleagues upset by Anderson sentence

By | February 5, 2007

Judge's decision to send gene therapy pioneer French Anderson to prison for 14 years is a "great loss for science"


Epigenetics mark regulatory elements

By | February 5, 2007

Unique histone modifications distinguish transcriptional promoters and enhancers


Reason on the red carpet

By | February 2, 2007

A UK science group takes on Madonna, Mills McCartney, and other celebs to promote sense about science


Husband and wife geneticists die

By | February 1, 2007

David Perkins and Dorothy Newmeyer Perkins helped establish orange bread mold as a model organism


Smelling food can reduce fly lifespan

By | February 1, 2007

Findings suggest the effects of caloric restriction on aging stem from both less food and less of a sensation of food


Stem cell law to be relaxed in Norway

By | February 1, 2007

Scientists hope the move, by one of Europe's strictest regulators of stem cell research, causes waves across the continent


FASEB: Put NIH back on track

By | January 31, 2007

Gearing up to the president's FY08 budget requests, the US biomedical coalition recommends increases over three years to overcome inflationary losses

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Major cuts to Midwest wildlife refuges

By | January 30, 2007

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to eliminate 20 percent of staff in national wildlife refuges


UC tobacco money ban delayed -- again

By | January 30, 2007

University of California Board of Regents postpones decision on banning research funding from tobacco companies, leaving questions about academic freedom unanswered


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