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On “Geniuses” and Gender Gaps

By | January 19, 2015

Perceptions of a need for brilliance to excel in a field of study may contribute to its relatively low numbers of women, researchers report.

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TS Picks: January 19, 2014

By | January 19, 2015

Rapid loss of marine species; overestimating animal size; biosimilars and biotech deals

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Environmental Immunity

By | January 16, 2015

Twin study shows environmental factors play a greater role than genetic ones in shaping individual immunity.

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Week in Review: January 12–16

By | January 16, 2015

Insulin, leptin, the brain, and “good” fat; CD4 vaccines and immunopathology in mice; more

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Camels’ Role in MERS Contagion Questioned

By | January 15, 2015

A study suggests that transmission of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus from camels to humans is poor.

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IOM Urges Data Sharing

By | January 15, 2015

The Institute of Medicine says results from human clinical trials ought to be made available to independent researchers within 18 months.

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Republicans Claim Support for Science

By | January 15, 2015

But at least one science advocate isn’t buying it.

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BPA Disrupts Zebrafish Neurogenesis

By | January 15, 2015

Exposure to bisphenol A or its alternative, bisphenol S, reduces the generation of new neurons in the embryonic animal’s hypothalamus, according to a small study.

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Slippery When Wet

By | January 14, 2015

Carnivorous pitcher plants gobble more ants by turning off their traps in dry weather.

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Roche Snags Tumor Tester for $1B

By | January 13, 2015

The pharmaceutical company bought a majority stake in Foundation Medicine, a firm that develops personalized cancer-medicine diagnostics.

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