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H5N1 Insiders Speak Out

By | March 6, 2012

NSABB and Congress members voice their opinions about the new developments in the H5N1 research debate.


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Designer Aspirin Fights Cancer

By | March 5, 2012

Early experiments show that a hybrid form of the common pain reliever can effectively inhibit the growth of many tumor types.


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Anti-Open Access Bill Dies

By | February 29, 2012

Legislators have dropped the Research Works Act, which would have nixed policies that require federally funded research findings to be deposited in public databases.


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New Kind of Cellular Suicide

By | February 23, 2012

Researchers identify a gene that drives a type of cellular suicide that differs from the more commonly observed apoptosis phenomenon.


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How Tigers Get Their Stripes

By | February 22, 2012

For the first time researchers have demonstrated the molecular tango that gives rise to repeating patterns in developing animal embryos.


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Top Earners Under Review by NIH

By | February 21, 2012

Researchers with millions of grant dollars may face greater scrutiny by the funding agency.


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Alzheimer's Drugs Harmful?

By | February 20, 2012

The researcher who helped develop an Alzheimer's treatment now in clinical trials warns that the compound may actually impair memory.


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Citizen Science’s New Wave

By | February 17, 2012

Scientists are getting more citizens than ever involved in research projects that could impact their communities.


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Zooming into Life

By | February 16, 2012

Teenagers create a program that lets viewers compare the sizes of things on earth and in space.


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Open Access for All?

By | February 14, 2012

New legislation would make all federally funded research publicly available within 6 months of publication.


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