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The Complex Tissue Shop

By | December 7, 2011

Over the past decade, researchers at RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology in Japan have generated complex tissues, including mouse retinas and Purkinje cells (a type of neuron) that integrated appropriately into the mouse fetal brain.


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Salaries for University Presidents

By | December 6, 2011

Some university presidents are earning more than ever despite their schools’ poor performance.


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Sleep Aid Revives Unconscious?

By | December 5, 2011

A traditional drug to treat insomnia shows surprising promise in awaking minimally conscious patients.


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Stem Cells: Old vs. New

By | December 2, 2011

A new study finds key differences between established and new human embryonic stem cell lines.


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Stapel Paper Retracted

By | December 2, 2011

The Dutch Psychologist who’s made headlines recently for a massive case of scientific fraud has a Science paper retracted.


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Astronaut Worms Return from Space

By | December 1, 2011

After 6 months in orbit, Caenorhabditis elegans return to Earth—alive and well.


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Citizen Science Goes Marine

By | November 30, 2011

A new public science project asks people at home to match whale songs in hopes of better understanding their language.


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Science Avoids Big Budget Cuts

By | November 22, 2011

Congress has passed a spending bill that spares some of the country’s biggest science agencies from the worst of the deficit-reduction measures.


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Chronic Fatigue Researcher Arrested

By | November 21, 2011

Judy Mikovits, notorious in the scientific community since she claimed to link a mouse retrovirus to chronic fatigue syndrome, has been arrested and is being held in jail.


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The Call of the Finding

By | November 18, 2011

Some are worried that psychologists have become addicted to sound-bite results.


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