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Man-Eating Mushrooms

By | September 9, 2011

An artist suggests that being buried in a suit laden with decomposing fungi may be healthier for the mind and the environment.

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Get Your Gut Sequenced

By | September 8, 2011

A new non-profit endeavor is calling for people to get their gut bacteria sequenced for the sake of science.

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Bacteria Clean Up

By | September 7, 2011

Hair-like extensions on microbes that remove uranium and other metals from contaminated groundwater could one day help clean up after radiation spills.

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Next Generation: Cellular Nanothermometer

By | September 2, 2011

Quantum dots, typically used in imaging, also relay temperature changes within a cell.

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Art + Science Now

By | September 1, 2011

The book that serves as bio art's encyclopedia.

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Blood Simple

By | September 1, 2011

A veterinary vaccine spawned products that could clean the HIV virus from blood supplies.

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In Chapter 13, "Altruism," author Oren Harman discusses how George Price's and John Maynard Smith's 1973 formulation of evolutionarily stable strategy (ESS) meshes with examples of altruism in nature.

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Showcase Your Science

By | September 1, 2011

Tips for creating a science video or website.

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Speaking of Science

By | September 1, 2011

September 2011's selection of notable quotes

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The 2011 Labby Multimedia Awards

By | September 1, 2011

Introducing the winners of our second annual "Labbies" awards

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