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University Hospitals Struggle

By | March 22, 2012

Through a confluence of events, academic medical centers could lose 10 percent of their revenue in the coming years.

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Behavior Brief

By | March 21, 2012

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Opinion: A Truly Public Lab?

By | March 21, 2012

Should the healthcare system support health and wellness data tracking for the purposes of long-term observational studies?

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Eye of the Giant

By | March 15, 2012

Soccer ball-sized eyes may help giant squid see distant predators in the deep, dark ocean.

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New Human Species?

By | March 15, 2012

Researchers have analyzed centuries-old human remains found in China and suggest adding a member to our evolutionary tree.

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Dinosaurs’ Shiny Black Feathers

By | March 9, 2012

A 130 million-year-old winged dinosaur offers scientist the oldest evidence of iridescent feathers.

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Genome Digest

By | March 7, 2012

Meet the species whose DNA has recently been sequenced.

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Jurassic Parasites

By | March 1, 2012

Fossilized fleas dating as far back as 165 million years provide clues of early flea evolution.

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Snake Tales

By | March 1, 2012

An anthropologist and a herpetologist join forces to reveal the complex shared evolutionary and ecological history of pythons and primates.

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Long Live the Y

By | February 22, 2012

Despite suggestions to the contrary, the Y chromosome is not necessarily rotting away.

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