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Off the Track

By | September 9, 2013

An eight-year study finds freshman benefit more from adjunct-taught classes than those led by faculty in the tenure system.

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Lasker Winners Announced

By | September 9, 2013

Discoveries related to rapid neurotransmitter release are among those recognized by the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation this year.

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Birds Guard Coffee Farms

By | September 9, 2013

Avian species significantly reduce coffee berry borer beetle infestations in Costa Rica.

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More than Water

By | September 6, 2013

A comprehensive analysis of human urine identifies more than 3,000 metabolites. 

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Right Under Their Noses

By | September 6, 2013

Biology students discover a new species of beetle in the giant city of Manila.

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Week in Review: September 2–6

By | September 6, 2013

More than 320,000 mammalian viruses lurk; evolution of echolocation in bats and dolphins; accumulation of mutations in drug-resistant tuberculosis; senior researchers reluctant to retire

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Many Papers Lack Detailed Methods

By | September 6, 2013

Nearly half of scientific publications lack sufficient information about the research resources needed to reproduce experimental findings, a study finds.

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Sequenced at Birth

By | September 5, 2013

An NIH program will study the promises and pitfalls of sequencing newborns’ genomes.

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Teaching to the Test

By | September 5, 2013

A scientist scrutinizes introductory biology textbooks, finding that they seem to cater to premedical students.

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Video Game Boosts Multitasking Skills

By | September 4, 2013

Training for several hours with a racing video game improves the multitasking abilities of 60- to 85-year-olds for up to six months.

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