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How to change NIH peer review?

By | December 12, 2007

Tell us what you think about the agency's ideas for improving how it evaluates grant applications


The best laboratory Web sites

By | December 12, 2007

View the results of the first ever Laboratory Web Site and Video Awards

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By | December 11, 2007

A Tufts biologist devises a strategy she says can save the tens of thousands of people infected each year with the deadly "superbug"


Fly sex peptide flips behavior

By | December 10, 2007

Researchers identify molecular switch for post-mating behavior in insects

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Of Dickens and Darwin

By | December 7, 2007

Despite appearances, scientists and literary authors have spent centuries mirroring each other, albeit indirectly


On the move

By | December 7, 2007

We know more than ever about migratory patterns, just as they are beginning to disappear


Aesthetic engineering

By | November 29, 2007

Ginny Ruffner interprets science through glass sculpture

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MicroRNAs go from stop to start

By | November 29, 2007

MicroRNAs can both dampen and activate gene expression at different points in the cell cycle, study suggests


The great pretender

By | November 29, 2007

Theo Jansen takes evolution into his own hands, with PVC and a little wind


Vote now for the best laboratory Web sites

By | November 20, 2007

Hurry up and submit you vote for The Scientist's Laboratory Web Site and Video Awards - voting ends Tuesday, December 4


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