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Beer Yeast Identified

By | August 23, 2011

A new yeast species found in Patagonia appears to be the missing half of the long-used lager yeast.

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Chronic Fatigue Scientists Get Death Threats

By | August 23, 2011

Researchers who suggest psychological contributors to chronic fatigue syndrome receive death threats from activists.

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New Oldest Fossils

By | August 22, 2011

Fossils discovered in Australian rocks may be the remnants of three and a half billion-year-old microorganisms.

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NIH Biased Against Blacks?

By | August 22, 2011

A new study reveals that African American researchers are 10 percent less likely to receive funding from the federal agency than their white peers.

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Small Beauty

By | August 22, 2011

Vote for the best micrograph image in Nikon’s 2011 Small World Competition.

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Primate Death Spurs Citations

By | August 19, 2011

The USDA cites a Harvard Medical School research facility after a second accidental primate death in a little over a year.

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Parasite Spurs Rat Sexual Frenzy

By | August 19, 2011

The parasite Toxoplasma gondii furthers its transmission by making rats go wild for the scent of cat urine.

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The Art of Bulletproof

By | August 18, 2011

An artist teams up with a forensic institute to create a nearly bullet-proof skin using goat milk and spider silk.

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Cells from Stem Cells Still Immature

By | August 18, 2011

Cells derived from embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells exhibit striking differences from the cells they’re supposed to represent.

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Data-Mining for New Treatments

By | August 18, 2011

A new database helps scientist predict new uses for existing drugs.

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