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Week in Review: June 1–5

By | June 5, 2015

Lymphatic vessels in the mouse brain; screening for past viral exposures; MERS in South Korea, China; plagiarism and retractions

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Mistaken Anthrax Shipments

By | June 5, 2015

The Defense Department reports that live samples of the deadly bacterium may have been accidentally shipped to more than 50 labs in the U.S. and abroad.

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Screen Yields Potential Ebola Drugs

By | June 4, 2015

Scientists find that some commonly prescribed medicines show activity against Ebola in mice.

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MERS Update

By | June 4, 2015

Through contact tracing, health officials confirm additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome in South Korea. 

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The Roots of Schizophrenia

By | June 4, 2015

Researchers link disease-associated mutations to excitatory and inhibitory signaling in the brain.

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Scales Over Feathers

By | June 3, 2015

A comprehensive analysis of fossilized dinosaur skin samples suggests feathers were not the norm.

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Early Code

By | June 3, 2015

New research points to key properties of transfer RNA molecules and amino acids that may have supported the origin of life on Earth.

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Biochemistry Pioneer Dies

By | June 3, 2015

Irwin “Ernie” Rose, who shared the 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation, has passed away at age 88.

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NCI Gets Personal

By | June 2, 2015

The National Cancer Institute is launching a Phase 2 trial matching patients with specific mutations to drugs tailored to those genetic changes.

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Biosphere Researcher Killed in Accident

By | June 2, 2015

University of Arizona Professor Raphael Sagarin has died. He was struck by a truck while riding his bicycle.

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