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Behavior Brief

By | May 15, 2012

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research


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Does Education Boost Health?

By | May 15, 2012

An examination of Swedish health and educational records suggests that more schooling results in healthier adults.


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Bionic Eye Sees the Light

By | May 15, 2012

A light-powered retinal implant restores vision in rats.


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Opinion: Misleading Drug Trials

By | May 14, 2012

Amgen’s incomplete report on an early major trial of epoetin misled the medical community about the anemia drug’s risks and benefits—and helped make Amgen rich.


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Can Fish Eco-Labeling be Trusted?

By | May 14, 2012

Programs that provide sustainable certification for fisheries may be too generous with their accreditation.


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New Algerian Research Center

By | May 14, 2012

Algeria is set to build the first HIV/AIDS research center in Africa.


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By | May 14, 2012

The FDA is on board with a proposal to speed the approval of experimental pharmaceuticals that show big treatment effects early in clinical testing.


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Online Map of Life

By | May 11, 2012

An interactive web tool that allows users to visualize world-wide species distributions is now available on the Web.

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Ocean Plastic Aid Insects

By | May 10, 2012

Floating pools of plastic debris in the Pacific offer more surfaces for marine insects to lay eggs.


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Rural Teens Have Fewer Allergies

By | May 8, 2012

The diversity of microbes in the great outdoors may protect against inflammatory disorders.


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