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AAUP Champion Dies

By | January 26, 2016

Jordan Kurland, associate general secretary of the American Association of University Professors, has passed away at age 87. 

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Fraudulent Paper Pulled

By | January 5, 2016

Nature retracts a study six years after an investigation found that the protein structures it reported were fabricated.

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Speaking of Science

By | January 1, 2016

January 2016's selection of notable quotes

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Speaking of Science 2015

By | December 31, 2015

A year’s worth of noteworthy quotes

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Capsule Reviews

By | December 1, 2015

Welcome to the Microbiome, The Paradox of Evolution, Newton's Apple, and Dawn of the Neuron.

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Getting Back in Shape

By | December 1, 2015

Contrary to years of research suggesting otherwise, most aggregated proteins regain their shape and functionality following heat shock.

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Self Correction

By | December 1, 2015

What to do when you realize your publication is fatally flawed

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Agar Shortage Limits Lab Supplies

By | November 24, 2015

One large provider says the shortfall should clear up by early 2016.

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Cas9 Proofreads Gene Edits

By | November 13, 2015

The gene-editing CRISPR/Cas9 system has three checkpoints to ensure it alters the right section of DNA.

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Following the Funding

By | November 4, 2015

Researchers use network theory to estimate the importance of relationships among researchers and institutions in attracting grant money.

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