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Behavior Brief

By | November 7, 2012

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Genome Digest

By | October 15, 2012

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes

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Why do Christmas trees survive?

By | December 23, 2005

A new report shows conifers circumvent their circulation handicap using highly efficient valves

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Gene implicated in human pigment variation

By | December 16, 2005

Single nucleotide distinguishes African and European skin colors

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Retrotransposon gene codes for placenta

By | December 12, 2005

'Domesticated' gene may have helped originate placenta in mammals

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Man's best genome?

By | December 8, 2005

Scientists generate the highest-resolution draft sequence of the domestic dog

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Polymerase may be key to flu's virulence

By | December 6, 2005

Model points to importance of polymerase activity in species jump

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ATP is key taste messenger

By | December 2, 2005

New evidence discredits previous assumptions that assigned the role to serotonin

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Fruit bats may be Ebola reservoir

By | December 1, 2005

Researchers find antibody and RNA evidence that three fruit bat species harbor Ebola virus

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Cloned, fertilized embryos look alike

By | November 29, 2005

New report suggests faulty nuclear reprogramming not to blame for trouble with cloning

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