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NIH stops chimp breeding

By | June 5, 2007

Scientists debate whether the decision, which makes a 12-year-old moratorium permanent, will affect biomedical research

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Elsevier ditches arms trade

By | June 4, 2007

Following years of protest, the publisher of The Lancet, Cell, and other high-profile journals plans to stop organizing arms fairs

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Scientists lead Nigeria

By | June 4, 2007

With a chemist and zoologist running the country, will local science reap any benefits?

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A garden-variety scientist

By | June 1, 2007

Biologist Amy Lamb fell in love with seeing nature close-up, then traded her microscope for a camera lens

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When I see an elephant...paint?

By | June 1, 2007

Think you've seen about everything? Try paintings by elephants that sell for thousands of dollars

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MicroRNAs found in unicellular alga

By | May 31, 2007

Result contradicts hypothesis that microRNAs evolved with multicellularity

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Cold receptor confirmed

By | May 30, 2007

Receptor TRPM8 is required for normal detection of cold temperatures in mice

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DNA breakage surprisingly rare

By | May 29, 2007

Double-strand breaks during replication occur much less frequently than previously thought

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New beta cells without stem cells?

By | May 29, 2007

Two studies find adult pancreatic cells maintain islet population, contradicting a hypothesis that regeneration relies on stem cells

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Flora and fauna of the New World

By | May 25, 2007

Adventurer John White painted the first images the English saw of plant and animal life in the Americas

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