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James Cameron Hits Rock Bottom

By | March 27, 2012

The movie director-turned-explorer made the 6.8-mile drop to the deepest point on the seafloor, but wasn’t too impressed by what he found.

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Mouse Made For You

By | March 23, 2012

Mice “avatars” grafted with patient tumor tissue help identify effective drug regimens.

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Behavior Brief

By | March 21, 2012

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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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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High Tumor Heterogeneity Confirmed

By | March 9, 2012

One biopsy may not provide enough information about the array of mutations in cancer to devise treatments based on a tumor’s genetic profile.

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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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Designer Aspirin Fights Cancer

By | March 5, 2012

Early experiments show that a hybrid form of the common pain reliever can effectively inhibit the growth of many tumor types.

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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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