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Making Good on Research

By | June 1, 2013

Scientists working in developing nations who engage in capacity building find it bolsters the lives of locals and their own work.

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Misconduct Around the Globe

By | June 1, 2013

Research misconduct is not limited to the developed world, but few countries anywhere are responding adequately.

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Oral History

By | June 1, 2013

Researchers use DNA from ancient tooth tartar to chart changes in the bacterial communities that have lived in human mouths for 8,000 years.

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Salamander Evolution

By | June 1, 2013

Yale University evolutionary biologist Steven Brady studies the evolutionary impacts of roads on the amphibians.

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Best Places to Work Industry 2013

By | June 1, 2013

Our final survey of the life-science industry workplace highlights the companies—small and large, domestic and international—that are making their researchers feel valued and at home.

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It Takes a Village

By | June 1, 2013

Scientists working in developing countries find that giving back to local communities enriches their own research.

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How Do Cicadas Know When to Emerge?

By | May 29, 2013

Despite cicadas’ high profile, scientists still don’t fully understand when and why they decide it is time to mate.

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Behavior Brief

By | May 23, 2013

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Dogs and Human Evolving Together

By | May 16, 2013

A sequencing study suggests that some genes have evolved in parallel in humans and their canine companions, likely as a result of shared selection pressures.

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Price Drop for Sequencing Slows

By | May 16, 2013

The cost of DNA sequencing has gotten more expensive for the first time since records have been kept.

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