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Digesting Dietary Data

By | June 1, 2014

Why are there so many contradictory nutrition studies, and how can they be improved?


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The Eye of the Finch

By | August 1, 2013

Beaks did it for Darwin. Now, monitoring real-time evolution of bacteria that infects finch eyes reveals repeated, rapid evolution of an emerging avian pathogen in backyards throughout the U.S.


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Deconstructing the Mosaic Brain

By | August 1, 2011

Sequencing the DNA of individual neurons is a way to dissect the genes underlying major neurological and psychological disorders.


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First, Do No Harm…

By | June 9, 2011

Is DNA damage an inevitable consequence of epigenetic reprogramming?


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Medical Publishing for an N of One

By | April 1, 2011

New technologies and mind-sets are required for information delivery in the age of genomics.


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Synthetic Spirits

By | January 1, 2011

Can we use science to reduce the harms of alcohol?


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